OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF SINDH PUBLIC PROCUREMENT REGULATORY AUTHORITY GOVERNMENT OF SINDH

FOOD DEPARTMENT

Introduction:

The Food Department’s activities are mainly focused on:

a) Procurement of wheat from growers during harvesting period at supporting

price, fixed by the Federal Govt.

b) Opening of wheat procurement centers throughout the province, at the

provincial reserves centers/places with establishment of temporary bank

booth to make payment to the growers, on the spot.

c) Handling and transportation of wheat to the wheat deficit areas/non

procurement areas.

d) Safe storage of wheat in covered godowns and to maintain revolving /

strategic reserves of wheat, in order to meet any eventuality or at the time

of emergency.

e) Release of wheat to flour mills and chakkies at the subsidized rate in order

to ensure the wheat atta supply to the general public, at a affordable/

reasonable rate.

f) To maintain stability in prices of wheat and its product in open market by

releasing wheat stocks and to discourage hoarding of stocks

 

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