ISLAMABAD, April 20: Taking cognizance of the public complaints of mal-administration in the outlets of Utility Stores Corporation (USC) in various parts of the country, the Hon’bleWafaqiMohtasib deputed his advisors in various regional offices throughout Pakistan to undertake visits to various branches of USC to monitor the situation on-the-spot. The Advisors undertook visits to different areas of Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Abbottabad and Jhang and checked the observance of office timings, availability of staff, adequacy of the daily victuals as well as the quality and the quantity thereof at the USC outlets. They also checked whether govt. instructions regarding production of CNIC for the purpose of issuance of quota of different eatables, etc. was being observed.
It was noted that in some areas of Bahawalpur wheat flour was not available in sufficient quantity. Similarly, in various branches of USC at Lahore cooking oil was not adequately available due to which some consumers had to pay repeated visits to the outlets. – PR