LAHORE - Food Department Punjab has decided to stop releasing bardana to the farmers in connection with wheat procurement campaign 2013-14 from June 7, 2013. This was decided at a special meeting presided over by the Director Food Punjab Usman Younas. Director Lahore Region, Muhammad Hussain Khokhar and all concerned officers attended the meeting.

 Director Food Usman Younas directed the officers to stop issuing bardana from procurement centres of the province from June 7, 2013. He said that such procurement centres which have not completed their target so far and the released bardana is still to be returned would continue to work till the receipt of bardana.