Mutton rate fixed at Rs 360 per kg

SRINAGAR: In order to fix of prices of various essential commodities especially in Mutton, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today convened a high level officers meeting in which all the Deputy Commissioners of Valley, Director CA&PD Kashmir, representatives of Meat Wholesale Dealers, members of Civil Society, representatives of Traders Manufacturers and other officers were also present.

Threadbare discussions were held for decontrolling of prices of all essential commodities and unanimously the rate of mutton per Kg without Ugri has been fixed Rs. 360/- The said rate has been fixed with the suggestions obtained from Kothdars and Civil Society members.

The Div Com stressed upon all the Deputy Commissioner for intensifying the market checking in their jurisdictions and Tehsildars, SHOs and officers of CA&PD were directed for conducting of regular market checkings so that the increasing prices can be controlled.

The Div Com said in the meeting that action would be initiated against those traders who would found in profiteering and hoarding. 

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