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DC Larkana chairs a meeting of DPCC.

LARKANA -- In order to review the Prices of essential commodities during Ramzan Sharif, a meeting of District Price Control Committee (DPCC) was held here on Friday under the Chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Larkana Jaweed Ali Jagherani.

The Deputy Commissioner warned the hoarders, profiteers and black-marketers to avoid creating any artificial shortage of the

commodities else stern legal action would be taken against them.

He said that district administration would make all necessary arrangements for supply of essential commodities to consumers at fixed rates.

He hoped that with the co-operation of business community, the prices of essential commodities would be maintained at reasonable level.

DC Larkana also asked to charge in accordance with the rates fixed by the committee and display price list at the conspicuous place of their shops. Besides, they should declare stock of the stuffs and maintain correct weight and measure, he added.

The officials of the Market Committee and Bureau of Supply and Prices were directed to provide price list of the commodities to the shopkeepers daily.

While, special magistrates will conduct checking frequently to ensure implementation of the directives and to bring the defaulters to book, he said.

He directed the Assistant Commissioners and Taluka Mukhtiarkars to check the prices of essential commodities and nobody would be allowed to hoard sugar and other essential commodities, he added.

He asked magistrates to take stern action against hoarders.

The meeting was attended among others by the members of the DPCC, Additional Deputy Commissioner-I Larkana, Assistant Commissioners and Taluka Mukhtiarkars of the District, representatives of LCCI, Trade Unions, officials of various departments.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jun 20, 2015
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