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PDF chairman demands adequate supply of food grains at subsidized rates

Post by on Friday, May 20, 2022

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Srinagar, May 19: Chairman People's Democratic Front (PDF) and former Minister Hakeem Muhammad Yaseen Thursday urged the Centre to ensure distribution of food grains at affordable prices to the people especially belonging to the economically weaker sections (EWS) and middle class people of the society. 
In a statement, he said interests of the common consumers should be protected at all costs in the proposed changes and modification in the existing food distribution system. 
He said skyrocketing prices of essential commodities and building materials have broken the backbone of common people who need to be provided special concessions in the form of subsidies.  
Hakeem Yaseen said that the interests of the consumers should be protected at all costs. He has also expressed serious concern over the alarming level of increase in the prices of building materials. 
He said proposed changes in the existing food distribution system should in no way further add to the burdens of poor consumers. 
Hakim demanded enhanced subsidies on essential commodities and building materials for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of the society. 
The PDF chairman expressed serious concern over the alarming level of   increase in the prices of essential commodities adding that the government should act tough to check profiteering and black marketeering, effectively. 
He said concerned field agencies have miserably failed to get hold of unscrupulous shopkeepers and traders adding profiteers were ruling the roost in the market. 
He has called for extensive and effective market checking to contain rising prices of essentials.
 
 
 

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