Secretary FCS&CA visits Pulwama, reviews availability of essentials

Directs intensified market checking

PULWAMA: Secretary, Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Pandurang Kondbarao Pole today visited Pulwama and chaired a meeting of officers to review the position of essential commodities and other supply position in the district.

The meeting was attended by Director, FCS&CA Kashmir, Bashir Ahmad Khan, Deputy Controller Legal Metrology, Assistant Director FCS&CA Pulwama, TSOs besides Gas dealers of IOCL, BPCL and HPCL.

The meeting was informed that 2,28,000 Ltrs of Kerosene oil, 633422 Ltrs of HSD & MS, sufficient quantity of Rice besides 3815 LPG cylinders are available in the district.

The Secretary also sought the details of market checking in the district and was informed that 6195 establishment units were checked out of which 1860 units were found defaulters and Rs 473450.00 was recovered as fine.

Secretary FCS&CA directed the concerned officers to intensify the market checking besides conducting special inspection of various filling stations and Gas Agencies in the district to verify delivery of exact fuel volume, quality and rates.

He also directed taking strict action against defaulters to curb price hike and hoarding of essentials. He also stressed for 100% collection of pending Adhaars and their subsequent seedling. He also reviewed the status of winter dumping of ration in snow bound areas of the district.

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