Special Assistant to the Chief Minister for Bureau of Supplies and Prices Dr. Khatu Mal Jeewan on Tuesday said that so far more than 24,000 illicit profiteers have been fined over Rs40 million during FY 2020-2021
.The Sindh government is taking steps to curb inflation and profiteering, he said in a statement issued in reference to the report submitted by the Bureau of Supplies and Prices.
It should be noted that this report has been prepared under Sindh Performance Management System.Dr. Khatu Mal Jeewan said that the grievance center set up at the district offices of the Bureau of Supplies and Prices is working to address the grievances of the consumers on selling at higher prices.
The special assistant further said that relief has been given to the people on 60 per cent of the complaints while work is underway on 40 per cent.
Dr. Khatu Mal Jeewan said that he was in constant touch with the district administration to ensure prevention of illicit profiteering and inflation.
He said that the officers of the Bureau of Supplies and Prices were cooperating fully with the district administration during the awareness campaign.