Faisalabad Citizen Forum has pledged to transform District Price Control Committee by revisiting the members list to add members from academia, heads of Mass Communication Science classes of local universities, preferably the experts of agricultural marketing. In a press statement issued by Hamid Sultan Dawoodi Convener FCF it has been stated that Information, Technology needs to be extensively promoted in the Price Control Committee working to generate useful databases and information packages for collection of production data of various products in comparison with demand and supply chain.
He proposed online information on demand and availability of different products; product specifications with regard to price, quality, pack size, packaging material, quantity and the time frame of supply need to be collected by the Secretary of Committee. Commenting on the present role of Price Control Committee He said the sixty years old practice to control prices by verbal discussions is not the science of new age era. He said for transparent working of committee complaints need to be collected online by customers which will work as resource data of markets, instead of depending on the official reports.