RAWALPINDI - Acting District Coordination Officer (DCO) Saqib Manan on Wednesday claimed that City District Government, on the directives of Chief Minister Mian Shehbaz Sharif, was providing 100,000 bags of 20 kg flour to the citizens on subsidised rate at Rs 200 on daily basis. He said this while presiding over a meeting of CM Punjabs Ramazan Package Monitoring Committee, which was held at the Commissioner Office here. The meeting was also attended by PML-N MPAs Chaudhry Sarfraz Afzal, Malik Yasir Raza, Raja Shaukat Aziz Bhatti, Raja Muhammad Hanif, Shehryar Riaz, Malik Iftikhar Ahmed, other members Engineer Qamar-ul-Islam, Raja Fiaz Sarwar, SSP Operations Yasin Farooq, Deputy District Officer-Revenue (DDO-R) Arif Raheem, Anjaman-e-Tajran City President Malik Shahid Ghafoor Paracha, Karyana Merchant Association (KMA) Cannt President Haji Abdul Hameed, KMA City President Muhammad Sualain. While giving flour distribution details, acting DCO Saqib Manan said, City District Government sends eight trucks loaded with 500 flour bags of 20 kg to 10 Ramazan Bazaars daily with little pauses while a total of 21,000 flour bags are transported to 41 of 82 total Union Councils (UCs) of the city and the same numbers of bags are sent other day to remaining UCs. The residents of 12 wards of Cantonment are getting 6000 flour bags whereas each tehsil of the district is sent 6,000 bags daily. To avoid traffic mess at Peshawar Road, it was decided in the meeting that the mobile truck point of Chur Chowk would be shifted to the Ramazan Bazaar that had been set up behind the petrol pump. Saqib Manan stressed on the need of coordination between elected public representatives and officials of district government for the distribution of subsidized atta on equal basis saying trucks must stay in UCs and Ramazan Bazaars till ending of the stock. The flour bags on trucks points would be distributed by the focal persons of elected public representatives and revenue department officials, acting DCO said in addition with district government was striving for the provision of essential food items to the people at affordable rates, strict action would be taken against the hoarders and profiteers, he added. He said that district government had evolved a comprehensive security plan to keep the law and order situation under control on truck points while a police officer with 8 constables has been deputed at every mobile truck point to maintain the consumers in a queue during flour distribution. Acting DCO Saqib Manan was of view that an attendance register has also been kept on each mobile truck point to ensure the presence of police and revenue department officials, members of market committee and sanitary workers while departmental action would also be taken against the absent officials.