KP cancels wheat quota of four flour mills

PESHAWAR: The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has cancelled the wheat quota of four flour mills in district Peshawar.

The recommendation of the cancellation of the wheat quota was given by a committee constituted by the provincial government with Assistant Commissioner (A.C) Peshawar, Mumtaz Ahmad as chairman.

Other members of the committee were included Ration Controller, Aftab Omar Mohmand and Assistant Director (A.D) Industries, Naseem Bacha.

On the directives of the provincial government the committee visited all 40 flour mills of the district and drafted a report on closed and operational mills. Furthermore, it also checked the quality of flour, wheat and cleanliness situation in them and presented a formal report to the provincial government in this regard.

According to that report, district Peshawar has a total of 40 flour mills out of which 36 are operational while remaining four are closed, whose quota has been cancelled. The remaining flour mills will be supplied wheat on daily basis. However, in case of closure the cancellation of other flour mills has also been recommended.

The purpose for the constitution of the committee was to guarantee the supply of wheat to only operational flour mills and the cancellation of the quota of closed mills was the arrest of the wastage and illegal use of wheat.

Source: APP