ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Industries and Production Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani has said that computerisation of warehouses and stores of Utility Stores Corporation (USC) be made without further delay. It is very necessary to control pilferages, misappropriations, bungling, corruption, various financial irregularities and shortages in warehouses and stores of USC, as reported and pointed out from time to time by the Vigilance Wing of USC and the media as well. After computerisation, the whole data ie sales and purchases system of the Corporation would be more transparent, he said during a presentation given to him by MD USC Arif. The Minister expressed his displeasure over slow process of computerisation of warehouses and stores of the Corporation. Complete the documentation process of computerisation as soon as possible. MD USC assured the Minister that PC-1 of the said proposal would be prepared immediately which would be completed by the 18th of this month. The PC-1 would be approved by the Development Working Party (DWP) and Board of Directors (BoD) of the USC. DWP would include representatives of the Planning and Development Division, Finance Division and the Ministry of Industries and Production each not below the rank of Joint Secretary, which would be headed by the MD USC. It is pertinent to mention here that the USC has opened 120 super/ mini markets and 300 profitable urban area stores during last one year.