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Cabinet agrees to set aside Bt1.78 billion for 2 grassroots economy projects


The Cabinet on Tuesday agreed to earmark Bt1.78 billion to fund two projects to boost the grassroots economy, government spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisri said.

Of the total, Bt1.6 billion will be spent on enhancing the capacity of machinery used by the Rice Department to improve the quality of rice grown in the country. This fund will also cover the purchase of new machines and equipment.

The remaining Bt176 million will be spent by the Culture Ministry’s Office of the Permanent Secretary to develop community products.

Ratchada Thanadirek, the government’s deputy spokesperson, said the Cabinet has also approved the Energy Regulatory Commission’s Phase 4 of the 2020-2022 power development plan.

Published : December 01, 2020

By : The Nation