Rice processing and value addition Practices

There are over 600 operational rice mills The rudimentary poor performing engelberg’s account for about 75%, mill-tops constitute about 23% and medium to large scale are about 2% of the total rice mills.

The small rice milling cottage factories using engelberg’s and mill-top mill 95% of the paddy/ un-milled rice produced in the country significantly contributing to persistent low quality broken rice which is non- competitive  in the current liberal market economy.


Modern medium scale rice mill