Effective mechanism in place to monitor edible items prices

Rawalpindi—An effective mechanism was in place to monitor the prices of essential commodities in order to provide relief to the consumers.
District Coordination Officer (DCO) Talat Mehmood Gondal Friday said this while chairing a meeting of district price control committee.
He said stern action would be taken against shopkeepers who are found involved in hoarding, profiteering and adulteration.
The DCO said during the last one month an amount of rupees nine hundred fourty thousand as fine has been collected from profiteers.
He directed the assistant commissioners and special magistrates to ensure provision of essential items to the general public on controlled rates.—APP

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