• search

Uttaranchal govt takes measures to check price rise

Written by: Staff
|

Dehradun, July 7 (UNI) The Uttaranchal government has set up a committee to suggest measures to check the soaring price of foodgrains and also approached the Centre to enhance its supply.

At a high level meeting under the chairmanship of Chief Minister N D Tiwari yesterday it was stressed that there should be transparency in the Public Distribution System.

Chief Minister N D Tiwari said the Union Agriculture Ministry had been urged to enhance monthly sanction of wheat to 15,000 metric tonne from the existing 1,586.

To strengthen the public distribution system and rein in price rise the state government has set up a committee called Price Megistrate comprising sub-district magistrate and tehsildar. Their responsibility would be to keep an eye on the prices of food grains and the essential commodities in open market.

UNI LPT MSJ GC1710

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more