Strict action against dealers involved in profiteering ordered

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Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shahid Fareed directed officers concerned to ensure strict action against the dealers involved in profiteering and artificial shortage of Urea fertilizer across the district.

Presiding over a meeting of district agriculture task force and advisory sub-committee on Monday, the deputy commissioner said that zero tolerance policy was being implemented against fertilizer companies and dealers.

He also ordered livestock department to start cattle vaccination campaign in order to protect cattle from the diseases. He took notice on the issues regarding shortage of water and said that all possible efforts would be made to resolve complaints of farmers.