In a crackdown against profiteers, the city administration on Wednesday fined at least three flour mills for selling the commodity at Rs76 per kilogram against the official rate of Rs45.
Aamer Mehmood Kiyani instructed the DRAP to take strict action against the companies found involved in the overpricing.
The Sindh government has devised a plan to control man-made inflation during the holy month of Ramazan, said Ismail Rahu.
Action was taken against firms in Lahore, Peshawar and Karachi
The DRAP letter has asked drug inspectors to verify prices from manufacturers as well as distributors.