Since the Inspection under Rice Pledging Scheme is near to end ,about 80% results are ready to face.The Inspection by the millitary in Thailand inspected that all 1,787 warehouses registered under the rice-pledging programme out of 1,290 or 72%, warehouses audited nationwide.
Gen Chatchai Sarikallaya, also deputy chief of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) said that The farm produce centres now being set up in border areas should include rice.Also He urged that the Rice Policy and Management Committee.
to conduct a feasibility study on applying the coop system to manage these centres.The centres would gather farm harvests and process them for export, while also purchasing crops from neighbouring countries via a quota system to prevent smuggling into Thailand.
The rice inspection committee reported the Chairman of the Rice Policy and Management Committee.said that only 10 per cent of rice stockpiles has spoiled and only some sacks were missing, while 80 per cent was in still good condition in a meeting held on Monday.
General Chatchai Sarikalaya, the National Council for Peace and Order’s deputy director for economic affairs said that “There’s no need to speed up selling the rice now. We should go along with market mechanisms and avoid affecting prices.Instead, we encourage farmers to grow quality or localised rice, and other substitute crops.