Food Department to ensure the sale of flour at the official price and the middle part of the province to the Regulations Dealers flour in 1 month for licenses declared must only license holder dealer for flour mill Will buy and supply in the market.
According to details, the food department has made it mandatory for flour dealers across the province, including Lahore, to be license holders. No dealer will be able to buy or sell flour without a license. Only the license holder dealer will buy the flour from the mill and supply it to the market.
According to the Food Department, the decision has been incorporated into the Food Department ‘s new policy, giving all dealers one month to become license holders. According to Food Director Wajid Ali Shah, the dealer’s reasonable margin has been included in the price of flour. Prior to the decision, dealers used to buy flour from unregistered mills and sell it in the market at preferred rates.
Dealers and beyond are bringing the network into a phased licensing network, according to the director of food, the decision has been made to save the public from the hassle of buying flour.
On the other hand, despite the release of government wheat to flour mills, the shortage of flour in the city persists. The Food Department has not yet been able to issue government wheat to 24 functional flour millers. While the demand is being supplied only to 110,000 bags, where flour is available, the price of 20 bags is being charged at Rs 1,050 instead of Rs 860. Citizens say that the government has failed to provide them cheap flour and sugar.
Extracted from City42 News