The Faisalabad district administration has set up ‘Insaf Sasta Shops’ outside 40 big superstores across the city to provide consumers quality fruits and vegetables, pulses, basin, flour, sugar and other essentials items at subsidized rates, said Deputy
Commissioner Muhammad Ali.
The DC visited Ramazan Bazaar at Riaz Shahid Chowk and inspected availability of essential items.
He checked quality of items and directed the incharge of bazaar to monitor the stock constantly and ensure availability of most demanded items in the
bazaars. He checked the purchase process of sugar and flour and checked the record as well.
Earlier, the DC also went to various Mega stores and reviewed the availability, quality and sale of fruits and vegetables and groceries at Insaf Sasta Shops at fixed government rates. ADC Head Quarters Muhammad Khalid was also there with him.
While checking the counters at the super stores, the Deputy Commissioner said that the purpose of making Insaf Sasta shops functional during the month of Ramadan was to provide basic necessities to the consumers at controlled rates.
He said that outside 40 big superstores of the city “Insaf Sasta Shops” are set up where consumers can get quality fruits and vegetables, pulses, basin, flour, sugar and other essentials items at discounted prices from the general market.
He told the management of the marts
to display rate lists at prominent places so that consumers know about the prices and there should be no shortage.
He said that at Insaf Sasti Shops services should be available beyond the public expectation.
He also checked the weight of the items on the spot and stressed that the scales should be kept accurate.
He also talked to the buyers on the spot and inquired about the availability and quality of the items.
He said that all available resources are being utilized to provide all possible relief to the consumers during the holy month.
DC also went to the fruits & vegetable market Ghulam Muhammad Abad early in the morning and observed the auction process of some vegetables.
Meanwhile, as many as 1,249 shopping malls/ plazas, restaurants, marriage halls and private schools were sealed off while 57 vehicles were impounded and fine of Rs1.9 million imposed over violation of lockdown/corona SoPs in the district since March
Sharing details, Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali said that 834 shopping malls and plazas, 289 restaurants,44 marriage halls, 85 private schools, 57 public transports were sealed and closed on the violation of lockdown/Corona SOPs.
Deputy Commissioner further informed that 24597 senior citizens have been vaccinated so far.