September 10, 2021

Rs100 drop in 20kg flour price expected next week

LAHORE:The Punjab government may start releasing wheat to flour mills at Rs1,950 per 40kg, thus, resulting in a decrease in flour price by about Rs100 per 20kg bag from the next week or so.At the same time, wheat quota for targeted subsidy is said to be enhanced substantially, offering flour to low-income groups at the last year's rate of Rs 860 per 20kg. Hence, there will be two rates of flour in the province under the proposed wheat release policy of the provincial government.The low-income...