CS wants quick disposal of food price complaints in Punjab.

LAHORE -- Chief Secretary Abdullah Khan Sumbal has directed all deputy commissioners to ensure timely resolution of complaints received on the Qeemat Punjab app and raise awareness among the public about its use.

He gave these orders while presiding over a meeting held to review the prices and availability of food items, especially flour, ghee, pulses and vegetables, at the Civil Secretariat on Thursday. The meeting decided to increase supply in the market and establish trucking points for a week to eliminate the impression of flour shortage.

The Qeemat Punjab app ensures price control and notifies citizens daily about the prices of food commodities set by the government.

The authorities briefed the chief secretary that flour was available in all the districts at the fixed price and there was no shortage anywhere.

Mr Sumbal ordered the field officers to intensify crackdown on illegal transportation of wheat and flour. He mentioned that providing relief to the people from inflation was the government's priority.

The industries secretary presented a report on the ranking of districts as per their performance in price control.

The CS directed Multan, Khanewal, Rahim Yar Khan, Rawalpindi and...

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