KARACHI: Special Assistant to the Chief Minister for the Bureau of Supply and Prices, Dr. Khatu Mal Jeewan, has said that a complaint cell has been set up to register complaints of illicit profiteers and hoarders.
Talking different delegations who came to his office on Thursday, Dr. Khatu Mal Jeewan said that The cell is set up in the office of the Director of the Bureau of Supply and Prices. People can register their grievances in the cell from 9 am on 02199244607 /02199244608 while consumers can also register their grievances in the offices of the district administration.
Dr. Khatu Mal Jeewan said that crackdown has been launched against illicit profiteering and hoarders across the province and added that officers of Bureau of Supply and Prices were also conducting raids across the province in collaboration with the district administration to take action against profiteers and hoarders.
The Special Assistant to the Chief Minister said that there was no shortage of essential commodities in the province and illegal profits would not be allowed under the guise of Ramadan Sharif.
Dr. Jeewan said that on the first day of Ramadan, more than 2,700 shops, fruit and vegetable sellers and other food vendors were checked across the province, while the province was not aware of the official price list and illegal profiteering.
More than Rs. 11 lakh 23 thousand was recovered as from 570 vendors and shopkeepers across the province.