The government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has decided to modernize the system of food warehouse in the province by digitalizing the food department’s database.
The decision for the digitization of the food department was taken in a meeting chaired by KP Food and IT Minister Atif Khan. During the meeting Atif Khan said that food department was working on digitalization of all its warehouses to wipe out corruption from the department.
The concerned provincial authorities were directed to take necessary steps to digitalize the food department in general and warehousing system in particular.
The minister also directed the food authorities to ensure the quality of food commodities, especially flour, and asked them for special monitoring of the food products along with Food Safety Authority besides.
He ordered to ensure the provision of low-cost flour in markets, and to complete the investigation against the suspended officials of the department who were involved in corrupt practices.
The meeting was apprised of the details regarding the performance of Food Department and the issues which the department is currently facing.
A detailed briefing on the ongoing projects of Food Department, manpower, supply and stock of wheat to flour mills, sugar stocks, working procedures of Food Department offices in the districts of the province was also given.
From : pk.mashable.com