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Cabinet okays Bt32.6bn subsidy for rice, oil palm farmers


The Cabinet on Tuesday approved over Bt32.6 billion in subsidies for rice and oil palm farmers.

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Each rice farming household will be granted Bt500 per rai, capped at 20 rai. The subsidy will cover 4.6 million families at a cost of Bt28 billion, according to Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit, whose ministry proposed the subsidies.

He added that each oil palm farming household will be granted Bt4 per kilogram, capped at 25 rai, in a subsidy scheme worth Bt4.61 billion.

Farmers can check their payment status at the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives website: https://chongkho.inbaac.com/.

Published : February 09, 2021

By : The Nation