DC Attock chairs meeting of district price control committee

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FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN

DNA

ATTOCK (FEB-21): Deputy Commissioner Attock Rao Atif Raza while chairing the meeting of district price control committee here on Tuesday has directed all the stakeholders to provide kitchen food items to the consumers in accordance with the prescribed price list failing which delinquents in the profiteering or hoarding will be fixed.

 The district price control committee after consensus over the prevailing market situation  also revised the prices of various grocery and other eatable items which include Rice super old Rs.320 kg,  gram pulse (thin)Rs.230kg, gram pulse  ( coarse  )Rs.245 kg,  husked lentils Rs.310 kg,  husked lentils (coarse)Rs.250 kg, white chickpea (thin) Rs.320 kg, white chickpea (coarse) Rs.355 kg,  black chickpea (small)Rs.220 kg,  black chickpea (coarse) Rs.225 kg,  chickpea flour Rs.250 kg, mutton Rs.1300 kg, beef Rs.600 kg, milk Rs.135 liter, yogurt Rs.140 kg, oven bread Rs.15, nan plain Rs.20 were fixed. The committee also recommended that the day to day prices of vegetables, fruits will be released by the respective secretaries market committees through open auction while, the prices of poultry products will be advertised in consensus with the Director Live stock Attock regularly at 7.00 AM, positively.

 The butchers were restricted to get their animals slaughtered at the state owned butchers home besides selling their meat under official seal of the concerned veterinary doctors. They will also be bound to share any updates with the competent authority or authorized representative. The notified price list has also circulated among all the Assistant Commissioners, Police stations, Municipal Officers for immediate compliance with the direction to display at the conspicuous places. 

The consumers can also file any complaint by phone call 0800-02345 or Qeemat Punjab app in case  ofany over charging. Earlier, the Deputy Commissioner Attock Rao Atif Raza also took a surprise round of allocated site for construction of district public school being first educational institution of its nature for imparting qualitative education to girls students.  He was also accompanied by Additional Deputy Commissioner Revenue Attock Mr. Qawas Aslam Marth and Assistant Commissioner AttockMs.ShagutaJabeen. Thereafter, DC Attock also inaugurated tree planation move after planting a plant in the green belt of district council Attock.