Karachi: Provincial Minister for Food Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that Food Department Sindh has procured more than 90 lac wheat bags yet and the target of procurement of one crore and 30 lac wheat bags will be achieved soon. This he said while talking to media in office on Thursday.
He said that procurement process was in full swing and all procurement centres were functioning well.
To a question Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar said that Sindh Food Department had launched a massive crackdown against hoarders, profiteers and Commission mafia. He told the journalists that the special team of Food Department, during three days, raided in Pannu Aqil, Noshehro Feroz and Moro and recovered more than 2 Lac wheat bags which were illegally stored in different factories.
The Department has initiated investigation against those who were involved in hoarding. He said that due to measures of Food Department hoarding was reduced and the wheat and flour were available in market on official rates.