Economics

_____________ is a malpractice done by PDS dealers.


ANSWER

Selling poor quality grains


SOLUTION
Malpractice done by PDS dealers are as follow:
  • Selling poor quality food grains.
  • Adulterated food stuffs, medicine etc.
  • Use of false weight and measures.
  • Hoarding and black marketing.
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