‘Beerwah walnut plant fit for compensation’
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Mar 16: Minister for Horticulture, Sham Lal Sharma has said the revival of walnut processing plant at Beerwah has been taken up with JKHPMC.
He said the Industries and Commerce Department has informed that the case is fit for compensation “as the plant and machinery have got damaged during the period when it was under occupation of security forces.”
He said Deputy Commissioner concerned has been asked to prepare loss assessment report for release of compensation from Home Department.
This, according to an official statement, was stated by Minister while replying to a question by Shafi Ahmad Wani in the Legislative Assembly here today.
The Minister said that this issue came up again for discussion in DDB meeting held on December 20, 2010, wherein it was impressed that action for the revival of the unit to be taken on priority basis. He said the matter is being pursued vigorously
The Minister said that Government has a proposal for establishing a fruit mandi at Mazihama to cater the needs of Beerwah area also, adding that there is proposal for setting up a satellite fruit mandi at Beerwah.
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