LODHRAN, NOV 9 /DNA/ – Deputy Commissioner Captain (R ) Shoaib Ali did a surprise visit to Tehsil Dunyapur for the provision of relief to the people and elimination of artificial inflation. He visited Sahulat Bazaars, local markets, Sugar Sale points, Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Dunyapur, Shelter Homes, Sports Stadium and Under construction roads. At this time Assistant Commissioner Dunyapur Aitzaz Anjum gave detailed briefing regarding the Sugar Sale Points. Deputy Commissioner said that effective steps are being taken throughout the district to eradicate inflation.

He added that on directions of Government of Punjab sugar is available on Government’s fixed prices at whole sale points.
Deputy Commissioner directed Price Control Magistrates to shrink the circle around overchargers and hoarders.Later Deputy Commissioner visited shelter homes in Tehsil Dunyapur, he inquired about the available facilities to the homeless and travelers in winter season. He checked clean warm beddings availability, food quality and Corona SOPs. He inquired from the people staying at shelter homes about the facilities and spent some time with them.

Earlier Deputy Commissioner visited Tehsil Headquarters Hospital’s different departments and checked the attendance of staff, medicine stock and other arrangements. At this time Medical Superintendent and other staff was along with him. Deputy Commissioner inquired patients are the facilities being provided to them and also console them. Deputy Commissioner directed Hospital’s MS to improve the arrangements and ensure the cleanliness.

Deputy Commissioner said that in accordance with Government of Punjab’s vision ensuing the provision of modern health facilities to public is our duty and no negligence will be dealt in this regard. He added that visits throughout the district hospitals and other Government institutions will continue so that improvements can be brought and people to be provided with relief.

On directions of Deputy Commissioner Captain ( R) Shoaib Ali selling of sugar at the Government’s fixed price is being strictly monitored, he decided to adopt zero tolerance policy against overcharging and hoarding shopkeepers and in this regard he issued special directions to Price control magistrates throughout the district. In District Lodhran between 4th to 7th of November collectively 729 visits have been conducted to ensure the selling of sugar at Government issued price and upon overcharging shopkeepers have been fined 275,000 rupee while cases against 16 violators have been registered. 18 people have been arrested in violation of Price control act while 5 shops were sealed.
Deputy Commissioner have established mobile sugar sale point at public places in all three tehsils of District to curb hoarding and overcharging. He also directed to display banners of Government issued price of 90 rupee at shops.