Punjab Food Dept ready for wheat procurement

April 14, 2013

Punjab Food Department
Punjab Food Department

LAHORE – Secretary Food Punjab Maj (r) Azam Salman Khan Saturday presided over a meeting of all the Divisional Deputy Directors of Food Department. Director Food Punjab and Deputy Directors Food gave detailed briefing to Secretary Food regarding wheat procurement arrangements and informed that Food Department was completely ready for wheat procurement.

The meeting decided that due to delay in harvesting of wheat as a result of seasonal situation, bardana (gunny bags) will be issued to district Rajanpur and Bahawalpur division from April 20, district DG Khan, Muzaffargarh and Multan, Faisalabad and Lahore divisions from April 22, Sahiwal and Sargodha divisions from April 25 while Gujranwala, Rawalpindi divisions and district Layyah from April 26.

Secretary Food issued directions that process of wheat procurement should be transparent and in accordance with rules and regulations.

He said that no irregularity and partiality should be tolerated in procurement of wheat and strict legal action be taken against the person responsible in this regard. He made it clear that strict disciplinary action will be taken against the supervisory officers if they failed to take timely action. Source The Nation

Published: Zarai Media Team

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