FAISALABAD: District Food Controller (DFC) Aman Ullah on Saturday said that as many as 1,188,320 bags of flour (690,480 10-kg bags and 497,840 20-kg bags) would be supplied across the district on subsidised rates during the month of Ramazan. He said that 10-kg bags would be supplied at 25 special Ramazan bazaars and the 20-kg bags would be supplied in the open market for sale. He said that a 10-kg bag would be sold for Rs315 and a 20-kg bag for Rs670. He said the sale of subsidised flour under Chief Minister’s Ramazan Package would start from today (Sunday) at Ramazan bazaars and supply of 20-kg bags would start in open market from Monday. He said that 23,016 10-kg bags would be supplied in Ramzan bazaars daily. He said that 30,072 20-kg bags would be supplied during the first 10 days of Ramazan and 12,320 bags would be provided daily during the remaining days. He said that DCO Najam Ahmad Shah had constituted special monitoring teams to ensure smooth and transparent distribution.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 7th, 2013.