Sindh releases wheat quota
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The Sindh Food Department has released the government wheat quota, 24NewsHD TV channel reported. The flour crisis in the county has been intensified. People have been making a litany of complaints but to no avail.
The provincial food department released the wheat quota to the flour mills and chakki owners. Flour mills have been given 97,000 tonnes of subsidised wheat and 700,500 tonnes to the chakki owners in Karachi.
In Hyderabad, the food department released 27,947 tonnes of wheat to flour mills and 7,000 tonnes to chakki owners.
The provincial government has so far released 201,608 tonnes of wheat to the flour mills and 25,392 tonnes to chakki owners across Sindh.
Flour crisis hit Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan, making it difficult for nationals to purchase inflated flour from local markets after a sharp rise in the prices of other essential commodities as well.