On Wednesday, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has decided to ensure supplies of low-cost flour to its citizens by increasing the daily quota of wheat to the flour mills.
According to the details, Kamran Bangash Special Assistant to the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) told that the provincial government has increased the daily wheat quota to flour mills up to 1,000 metric tons.
He added that 4,000 metric tons of wheat are being dispatched to flour mills across KPK from today and Rs.13 billion funding is being provided for low-cost flour supplies.
Moreover, a review session was held under the chair of Punjab’s Chief Secretary for government steps to control the prices. In a session, it was told that 223 Sahulat bazaars have been made functional across the province.
As per Chief Secretary, 396 Sahulat bazaars are going to be established across the province following the directives of Punjab CM Usman Buzdar. The chief secretary also summoned a detailed report from the concerned authorities regarding the monitoring of flour mills.
PM Imran Khan chaired a meeting on Monday in order to control rising inflation in the country where it was decided to set up Sahulat bazaars in Punjab. Also, it was also decided to take strict action against hoarders in Punjab and KP provinces.