Tipu said that the assistance of the DCs is also needed to expand trade.

Responding to a question about monitoring the markets for daily essentials, the minister said that DCs have been asked to implement all steps taken by the government.

The three-day annual conference of the deputy commissioners (DCs) began on Tuesday.

There will be a total of 26 sessions, including 20 working sessions, with various ministries at the DC conference, ending on Thursday.