LAHORE, (Muzaffargarh.City – 16th Aug, 2018 ) :An approval has been given to set up 25 model agriculture markets in the province to provide cheap and quality items.
This was decided in a meeting which was presided over by Special Secretary Agriculture (Marketing) Ehsaan Bhutta here on Thursday.
The meeting decided that fruit and vegetable markets of Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, DG Khan, RY Khan, Bahawalpur, Multan, Burewala, Dina, Talagang, Depalpur, Pakpattan, Bhakkar, Faisalabad, Samndari, Chiniot, Kacha (Lahore), Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Bardana market Khanewal, Sargodha, Chichawatni and Piplan would be changed into a structure of model markets within one month.
Quality cleanliness measures would be taken in these markets besides making complete arrangements to counter dengue and fruit-fly.
The spokesman of the department said that markets would be kept free from illegal encroachments while market fee schedule, commission and daily rates of essential items would be displayed at proper places in the markets. He said that transparency system would be ensured in the markets and in this regard auction would be registered on daily basis.
The Marketing Wing of the Agriculture Department was utilizing all its resources to provide improved facilities to the masses.