Price control mechanism to be implemented strictly

By Staff Reporter | Pakistan News Today Aug 28, 2023

Divisional Commissioner Madam Silwat Saeed said thatpricecontrol mechanism would be implemented strictly inFaisalabadto provide much-needed relief to the masses.

Chairing a meeting ofPriceControl Committee here onSunday, she directed thepricecontrol magistrates to keep vigil eye on supply and demand of daily use items including fruits, vegetables and children products in addition to taking strict action against the profiteers.

She said that Deputy Commissioners (DCs) ofallfour districts of the division would convene meetings of districtpricecontrol committees regularly, besides visiting the fruit & vegetablemarketsearly in the morning and evening to ensure implementation onpricecontrol mechanism in its true spirit.

She advised thepricecontrol magistrates to avoidfromsubmit bogus perform reports rather they should check themarketsand bazaars physically for controlling profiteering and overcharging. If they did not mend their way, strict action would also be taken against thepricecontrol magistrates, she warned.

Meanwhile, the divisional commissioner was briefed about repair and renovation ofschoolbuildings across the division and she directed to complete patch work onallcity roads speedily.

She also issued necessary direction for operation against encroachments and said that strict action should be taken against the land grabbers and encroachers without any discrimination.

The commissioner directed the environment department to accelerate their efforts to control smog during winter and said that zigzagtechnologyshould be installed inallbrick kiln houses and industrial units, otherwise they would not allowed to run during winter season for greater national interest.

She directed to set up Autism Center in Divisional Public Schools and said that special children should be focused on priority basis.

She stressed Civil Defence officials to issue NOCs topetrolpumps after completingallnecessary code requirements whereas public washrooms should be made functional inallgovernmentoffices in addition to ensuring their proper cleanliness.

She also asked to launch a campaign against wall-chalking and said that necessary facilities should be provided inallpublic parks.

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abdullah Nayyar Sheikh, Additional Deputy Commissioner Revenue Abdullah Mehmood and others were also present in the meeting.

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