HAFIZABAD - Local citizens have expressed grave concern over the sale of unhygienic beef and mutton and have called upon the administration to ensure supply of hygienic meat at reasonable prices.

Citizens Association pointed out that the butchers were selling water-mixed meat which is causing different ailments. It is further pointed out that beef is being sold at Rs250 per kg against the fixed price of Rs200 and mutton at Rs500 against fixed price of Rs350 per kg. They demanded strict vigilance over the butters.

COMPUTERIZATION OF LAND RECORD: No delay in the computerization of land record would be tolerated and those found negligent in rectifying mistakes in land record will be taken to task, DCO Muhammad Asif said here.

While reviewing the pace of computerization of land record at a meeting, which was also attended among others by Additional District Collector Fakharul Islam Dogar, General Assistant Revenue Allah Ditta Warraich and Revenue Officers of the district, the DCO directed Assistant Commissioner Hafizabad Saadia Tehreem to monitor the computerization process and take strict action against those found negligent in the performance of their duties.

Growers urged to adopt scientific methods: Green revolution could be brought in Pakistan if our peasants and cultivators say goodbye to the traditional way of cultivation and adopt modern scientific methods, declared EDO-Agriculture Ch Manzoor Hussain.Addressing peasants and cultivators on Farmers’ Day observed in Pindi Bhattian, he said that Almighty Allah had blessed Pakistan with fertile land and the food output could be maximized to great extent if the growers sow their crops with the guidance of agricultural experts, use improved seeds and apply balanced fertilizers.

He said that the department was providing all sorts of guidance to the growers at their doorstops and advised them to avail the facilities being provided by the department.

Prominent among those who also addressed the gathering included DO Agriculture Asghar Ali Dogar and DDO Agricultural Dr Javed Akhtar Padhiar. They exhorted the growers to put in their maximum efforts to increase their food output for increasing their own income as well as to make the country food self-sufficient.