JHANG: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Mudassar Riaz Malik paid a surprise visit to a sugar mills situated in tehsil Athara Hazari and met sugarcane growers to listen to their problems.
He issued on-the-spot orders for solving these problems. Assistant Commissioner Athara Hazari and officers of Foods Department were also present on the occasion.
The DC asked the growers not to sell their crop to middlemen and bring their crop direct to sale points of the mills to get fixed rates.
He warned the middlemen to restrain from buying sugarcane from farmers. Otherwise, strict action would be taken against them, he added.
He also directed the traffic police to improve flow of traffic around the mills.