Sindh chases urea black marketers


KARACHI: Sindh authorities, taking discover of scarcity of urea fertilizer and its sale in black market, has directed the province’s DG Agriculture and all deputy commissioners (DCs) to take motion in opposition to black entrepreneurs, a press release stated on Tuesday.

Manzoor Hussain Wassan, agriculture adviser to Sindh chief minister, stated this whereas taking discover of scarcity of urea within the province. He stated the DG Agriculture and all of the DCs have been directed to take motion in opposition to those that promote urea fertilizer in black. “Strict authorized motion will probably be taken in opposition to these officers who don’t take motion on this regard,” he added.

Wassan stated that they had established emergency cells in all districts of Sindh and operations had been being carried out on day by day foundation. In response to him, Sindh has taken motion in opposition to 46 sellers with a superb of Rs774,500.

In the meantime, the advisor additionally held the middle chargeable for the scarcity saying that Sindh hadn’t obtained its due share of fertilizer by the federation.

Sindh wants 4.6 million urea luggage for wheat crop on 1.2 million hectares.

Proportion quota is being given, 88 p.c wheat has been planted in Sindh, urea fertilizer firms have additionally been issued directions that if Sindh’s urea is distributed to Punjab, strict motion will probably be taken, he added.

He feared that productiveness of crop could be compromised if urea fertilizer isn’t given to wheat crop on time.