Staff Reporter

RDO holds review meeting with traders

Businessmen asked to display price boards

Rythu bazaars told to maintain uniform rates

Rajahmundry: Revenue Divisional Officer Ch. Vinaya Mohan has warned that black marketeers of rice, pulses and other essential commodities will be dealt with iron hand and civil supplies authorities and revenue officials will raid shops and godowns at any time.

At a review meeting with members of Rice Merchants’ Association, Wholesale Kirana Merchants’ Association, Oil Merchants’ Association and estate officers of Rythu Bazaars here on Friday, he asked them to keep Rs.20-a-kg super fine rice available at each rice shop and also display rates of different commodities in front of their shops.

The Revenue Divisional Officer said that all shops must display boards of prices of commodities before 10th of this month and those violate the rule would be taken to task.

The official also asked estate officers of Rythu Bazars to maintain same rate in all rythu bazaars in the town.

Stern action

Mr. Vinaya Mohan said that the authorities concerned would take stringent action against those who found selling Rs. 2-a-kg rice in the open market.

Wholesale Grains and Pulses Association representatives Grandhi Ramakrishna, M.R. Sai, Wholesale Oil Association representative Y.V.V.S. Manikyala Rao, Rythu Bazaar estate officers E. Bhaskara Rao, T. Venkata Rao, Ch. Satyanarayana, S. Srinivasa Rao, K. Venkateswara Rao and I.T.V. Appaji Rao and Rajahmundry Rice Shops Association representatives Polasanapalli Hanumantha Rao, Satyam stores Prasad and The Rajahmundry Kirana Merchants Association representatives participated in the meeting.