Fruit, vegs bidding being monitored to stabilise rates

Staff Reporter

Bidding process of fruits and vegetables in vegetable markets is being monitored so that the prices can be kept stable and provide relief to the masses in the holy month of Ramazan, Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali on Monday.

The DC visited fruits and vegetable market at GM Abad early Monday morning and reviewed the auction process of different vegetables and fruits.

He reviewed the bids for tomatoes, lemons, garlic, onions, green chillies, apples, bananas and other essentials item and asked the market committee officials to continue monitoring the bidding process so that the price of an item does not increase unnecessarily.

He said that the rate list should be issued immediately after the bidding process and the standard items should be sold at fixed rates.

The Deputy Commissioner asked the Assistant Commissioners to visit the vegetable market in the tehsils.

regularly in the morning and afternoon hours and monitor the process of auction and keep abreast of prices.

He reviewed the implementation of Corona SOPs and directed to ensure the use of face masks. He also spoke to the buyers while checking the arrangements on the farmer platform.

Assistant Commissioner City Syed Ayub Bukhari, Extra Assistant Director Agriculture Muhammad Usman and other officers of the Market Committee were also present on the occasion. Earlier Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali inspected different Ramazan Bazaars.

He went to Jinnah Colony and Kaleem Shaheed Ramazan bazaars and went to different stalls and checked the availability of essential items.