PM Bhattarai directs authorities to control 'unnatural' price hike in essential commodities
Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has directed the concerned authorities to control the price hike in the essential daily commodities.
During the meeting with the representatives from the government and non-government sector on Sunday, PM Bhattarai said that the government issued such direction following the rampant and unnatural hike in the price of the daily commodities.
He also said that the government will take action against the guilty involved in creating illegal price hike and black marketing.
The Department of Commerce and Supply Management will soon implement the action plans to control price hike, ease supply, monitor market, control artificial shortage and black marketing of the daily commodities, said director general of the department Narayan Prasad Bidari. Nepalnews.com