ISLAMABAD - Around 35 fair price shops in rural and urban areas of Islamabad will start providing essential commodities at subsidized rates from first Ramazan. Essential food items will be provided at 5 to 10 per cent discount rates as compared to the market rates. Some items will be provided at ex-mill rates in order to provide maximum relief to the consumers during the holy month of Ramazan. The administration has also activated 20 price control committees for price checking on the daily basis to curb the profiteering tendency during Ramazan.  Implementation of rate list of food items will be ensured in letter and spirit. The food department is also fixing rates of fruits and vegetables on daily basis at the time of auction in Fruit and Vegetable Market (Sabzi Mandi), Islamabad.  The administration has requested traders association of Sabzi Mandi to voluntarily keep the profit margin low for providing maximum relief to the consumers.  The price checking teams will be headed by magistrates to ensure availability of food items at the controlled rates. Around 22 fair price shops are in the city area and 13 in the rural areas.