Crowding for OMS products

  • People from low-income families stand in queues for hours for goods sold by the government at subsidised prices under the Open Market Sale or OMS programme. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People from low-income families stand in queues for hours for goods sold by the government at subsidised prices under the Open Market Sale or OMS programme. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A sales representative measures rice for sale under the Open Market Sale or OMS programme. Rice is sold at Tk 30 per kg and flour at Tk 23 per kg under the programme for the poor. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A sales representative measures rice for sale under the Open Market Sale or OMS programme. Rice is sold at Tk 30 per kg and flour at Tk 23 per kg under the programme for the poor. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Directorate General of Food sells 3,000 kg of rice and 500 kg of flour daily at subsidised prices under the Open Market Sale or OMS programme for the poor. Many often complain that they do not get the desired products after waiting in queues for hours as the allocated goods are sold out before their turn comes. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Directorate General of Food sells 3,000 kg of rice and 500 kg of flour daily at subsidised prices under the Open Market Sale or OMS programme for the poor. Many often complain that they do not get the desired products after waiting in queues for hours as the allocated goods are sold out before their turn comes. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A sales representative measures rice for sale under the Open Market Sale or OMS programme. Rice is sold at Tk 30 per kg and flour at Tk 23 per kg under the programme for the poor. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A sales representative measures rice for sale under the Open Market Sale or OMS programme. Rice is sold at Tk 30 per kg and flour at Tk 23 per kg under the programme for the poor. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A woman collects rice that fell from her bag after buying it at Tk 30 per kg under the government Open Market Sale or OMS programme for the poor. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A woman collects rice that fell from her bag after buying it at Tk 30 per kg under the government Open Market Sale or OMS programme for the poor. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man buys rice under the government Open Market Sale or OMS programme for the poor. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man buys rice under the government Open Market Sale or OMS programme for the poor. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove