Feb 26, 2014

Punjab Government launches Daily SMS Price Information Service

Government of Punjab has launched a SMS based price information service for the residents of all districts of Punjab. With the help of this service you can get Online Prices in Punjab. You can get daily updated prices of more than 36 grocery and food items including Milk, Vegetables, Fruits, Meat (Beef, Mutton, Chicken), Eggs, Ghee, Rice and Flour Prices in your district via SMS.


This service is available for all districts of Punjab; Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Bahawalpur, Jhang, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujrat, Sahiwal, DG Khan, Khanewal, Sargodha, Mianwali, Attock, Bahawalnagar, Bhakkar, Chakwal, Chiniot, Hafizabad, Jhang, Jhelum, Kasur, Khushab, Layyah, Lodhran, Mandi Bahauddin, Muzaffargarh, Narowal, Nankana Sahib, Okara, Pakpattan, Rahim Yar Khan, Rajanpur, Sheikhupura, Toba Tek Singh and Vehari. If you are living in a  tehsil or other surrounding area, you will only write the name of your district.

How to get Today’s Prices on Your Mobile

You will have to send your city name to 80024 and you will get price details of all essential grocery and food on your mobile.
Type ‘Price’ ‘City Name’ and send SMS to 80024.
For instance if you want to receive prices for City and District Lahore, type ‘Price Lahore’ and send it to 80024.

Complaints

If you experience any difference in prices for your local market, you can register complaint with Punjab Government at their toll free number 0800-02346.

80024 SMS Price Information System
Punjab Price Information System

This service will be very helpful for checking and controlling prices. It will give relief to the public of Punjab. Punjab Government has also established District Consumer Courts. Governments of other provinces should also take such initiatives for the welfare of their public.

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