Sindh Minister, Commissioner Karachi hold meeting for controlling prices of essential commodities in Ramzan
Karachi, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): Sindh Minister for Agriculture and Supply and Prices Muhammad Ismail Rahoo alongwith Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shalwani held a high level joint meeting regarding control price check of essential commodities and other goods items during Holy month of Ramzan at commissioner office here today All DCs of South Salahuddin, East Ali Ahmed Siddiqui, West Zahid Memon, Malir Sjexad Abbasi, Korangi ADC Abbas Memon, Chairman Market Committee Ali Ahmed Jokhio, Officers of Bureau of Supply and Prices and other deptts officials attended the high level meeting.
The Sindh Minister has said that the painting and distribution of price lists is the responsibility of Market Committee but all FCs and Bureau of supply are their support to MC during the holy month, they all should work together for maximum relief are being provides to common people through distribution, display and awareness of general public at all big markets, super marts, shops, etc Media will also be taken on board for maximum publicize price lists monitoring and inspections of all sites where complaints of any sort regarding high and non affordable things will be dealt with heavy fines and resolve the grievances of common people.
The Minister has directed that officers concerned should regular visits and monitor the issues of prices etc in holy month balance the Supply and demand if the goods according to schedule prices for maximum relief shown to people by Govt and its functionary institutions CM Sindh had also clear instructions to the concerned during cabinet meeting held yesterday.
Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shalwani thanked the Minister Agriculture for holding such important meeting over prices in holy month with respective deptt and agencies to provide relief at grass root level. He said that control rooms have already been setup in all DC offices and through his liaison office, approached all concerned and monitor the activities in the holy month. like wise pat milk crises issues, the Minister again took positive step to hold meeting over the issue of the price in holy month, all deptt and officers are directed to carry out their field visits over super markets, big shops marts bachat Bazars and stalls in their respective jurisdiction to implement the rule of law in holy month for maxim benefit of general public.
Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shalwani has also sought details of all deptts concerned and agencies steps and progress of implementation prior to the holy month , has directed traffic police to take steps smooth flow of traffic during iftar time.KE wad asked to give schedule of electricity and minimise the sufferings of people during holy month. He had also asked sold waste to lift garbage in distt west as some problems but East and South had good position, while no any major change of price of all items except sugar had different price.
Commissioner Iftikhar Shalwani further directed the all DCs to provide relief to general public in order to maintain sanctity of holy month as compare to previous time Traffic police informed that. more than 1000 personnel at 7 centers would be deployed for traffic’s flow in the city during holy month. while 25 add mgd water will be available for people by water board and 22700 gallon water will be at disposal on requisition of all DCs and others to cater the needs. Prices lists will be displayed by all social, print and electronic media daily for awareness of general public.
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