The Islamabad Capital Territory Administration has fixed rates of food items for 35 fair price shops which will be functional from 1st of Ramazan. The items would be available at 15 to 20 per cent discount than market rates, said a press release.
A 20-kg flour bag will be available at Rs660, chickpea (dal channa) at Rs86 per kg, gram flour (baisan) at Rs97 per kg and ghee at Rs120 per kg.
Food inspectors are fixing wholesale and retail rates of fruits and vegetables at the time of auction and providing rate-list to shopkeepers.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 18th, 2015.
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