Govt making efforts for provision of best facilities to consumers: Mustafa

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Commissioner Ghulam Mustafa Phull Friday said that no compromise would be made on the quality of daily use items, especially fruits, vegetables, flour and meat in  Ramzan Bachat Bazaars. Strict action will be taken against those selling substandard commodities, he added. The Commissioner expressed these views while reviewing different reports presented regarding Ramzaan Bachat Bazaars at his office.

He said that the government was making efforts for the provision of best facilities to the consumers adding that situation had remarkably improved owing to the popularity of Complaint Cell in Ramzaan Bazaars.

The Commissioner directed the concerned officers to ensure the provision of quality essential items at fixed rates in Ramzaan Bazaars. He further directed the officers to ensure in abundance the supply of commodities in these bazaars. He made it clear that no compromise would be made on the quality of essential items.

He further said that more vehicles should be acquired to improve supply system so that the consumers could not face any difficulty in obtaining essential items.

He directed the DC Sukkur to personally visit Ramzaan Bazaars so that the people should not feel any inconvenience in getting commodities.

Meanwhile Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh for Religious Affairs, Syed Muhammad Bachal Shah Jillani, who has been appointed focal person by the government to control the prices of food items during Ramazan, visited the Bachaat bazaars in Khairpur on Friday.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Kabir Muhammad Shah, MukhtiarKar Khairpur Abdul Hakeem Dharejo, Assistant Mukhtiarkar Sheeraz Phulpoto, Zahoor Hussain Tanwri of Bureau of Supply and Prices, and other relevant officers briefed him about the daily price checking of the utility items, fruits, vegetables and other items.

They told him that the district administration collected thousands of rupees as fines from the shopkeepers, and fruit vendors who charged rates from the citizens higher than the fixed rates.

Syed Bachal Shah while talking to the media said that Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah had directed all deputy commissioners of the Sindh to establish Bachat Bazaars in their respective districts as well as at taluka levels to provide cheap and quality items to the people of the province during Ramadan.