Rice is stored at least 6 inches (15cm) above the floor in order to protect it.
The dry rice should be stored in a dry storage area at least 6 inches above the floor in order to save it from the infestation of pests and diseases present on the floor. The air also flow easily from the sacks of dry rice which reduces the chances of fungal growth.
If the rice is stored on the floor without any height then there is high chance of pest and fungal attack on the dry rice so we can conclude that dry rice should be at least 6 inches (15cm) above the floor.
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