LAHORE - The City District Government,on the direction of District Coordination Officer Noor-ul-Amin Mengal, on Tuesday revised the prices of some daily use commodities.

According to the revised prices, dal mash (washed) has been maintained at Rs140 per kg, the price of dal mash second grade has been reduced from Rs140 to 120 per kg, while the price of dal mash with hull has been reduced from Rs140 to Rs130 per kg, and that of second grade has been reduced from Rs134 to 115 per kg.

Dal Moong pulse with hull has been fixed at Rs110 per kg and the price of dal moong (washed) has been reduced from Rs140 to Rs125 per kg, while the price of Dal Channa has been increased from Rs95 to 100 per kg and dal channa second grade has been increased from Rs90 to Rs95 per kg.

The price of masoor pulse has been increased from Rs94 to Rs95 per kg and that of moong pulse has been increased from Rs. 120 to 130 per kg. The price of black chickpeas has been increased from Rs92 to Rs98 per kg and that of white chickpeas has been increased from Rs112 to 118 per kg.

The price of sugar has been increased from Rs56 to Rs58 per kg, while the price of gram flour has increased from Rs93 to 97 per kg.

Meanwhile the price of basmati rice (super) has increased from Rs80 to 84 per kg and the price of rice Eri 386 has been increased from Rs60 to Rs62 per kg.

Addressing a meeting at the DCO office, here on Tuesday Additional Collector Revenue Lahore Nadir Chattha said that the main purpose of revising the prices of daily use commodities was to discourage hoarding and profiteering. He directed the price magistrates to take action against the shopkeepers for overcharging and a correct report regarding the prices should be presented to him on daily basis.