KP forms task force, oversight panel to arrest adulteration, misbranding
PESHAWAR: The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has constituted a provincial task force, divisional oversight committee and district task force to arrest adulteration and misbranding of food items in the province, said a notification issued here Thursday.
As per notification, the Chief Secretary will head the provincial task force while Inspector General of Police (IGP), administrative secretaries of agriculture and livestock, public health engineering, local government, food, health, industries and commerce departments, divisional commissioners and DG Halal Food Authority will be its members.
Provincial Task Force will quarterly review progress on provincial action plan, address legislative, policy financial and administrative issues at the provincial level and will report to Chief Minister and provincial cabinet as and when required.
Furthermore, Divisional Oversight Committee will be headed by divisional commissioner while Regional Police Officer, Deputy Commissioners, representatives of Halal Food Authority will be the members of committee. – APP