Lahore: Flour disaster in Punjab averted Last evening talks between flour mills and the federal government had been profitable on account of which the federal government determined to vary the wheat issuance coverage.
Chairman Flour Mills Asim Raza has mentioned that the retail worth of a 20 kg bag of flour in Punjab will likely be Rs. 860, whereas the ex-mill worth will likely be Rs. 837.
Flour mills will get quota based mostly on inhabitants and minimal quota will likely be 13 sacks. According to the Food Department, authorities wheat will produce 65% flour, 13% bran and 22% flour.
Senior Minister Aleem Khan says that a number of the issues of the Flour Mills Association are authentic which have been acknowledged. It is our accountability to make sure satisfactory availability of flour to the individuals at reasonably priced charges.
It could also be recalled that just a few days in the past, a gathering of the Punjab Cabinet was held underneath the chairmanship of Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar during which the value of a 20 kg bag of flour was mounted at Rs. 850 to stabilize the costs of flour and wheat.