Target of wheat procurement in Jhang has been fixed as 197,000 metric tons for which 18 Procurement Centers have been set up in the district.
This was stated by Deputy Commissioner Mudassar Riaz Malik during his surprise visits to Wheat Procurement Centers of Chak Koriana, Satellite Town, Mochiwala and Chak No.170.
Officers of Food department and others were present during these visits.
The DC said that distribution of Bar Dana (gunny bags) will be entirely on merit and no pressure will be accepted in this regard. He directed to ensure provision of drinking water and shady places for sitting of growers.
He said that representatives of growers will be present at all procurement centers to save them from any problem and difficulty. No corruption and violation of merit will be allowed at procurement centers, he warned.