Govt wakes up to dispose off decaying grains in Bandipora
Constitutes another committee
Nowpora (Bandipora), May 13: After a slumber, the State Government has constituted a committee to dispose off over 6000 tons of rotting grains dumped in the rented stores at various places in the district.
Officials said the Department of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution has constituted a committee comprising its Financial Advisor, Deputy Director and Assistant Director. The Committee will also ascertain causes of decomposition of grains.
Pertinently, over 6000 tons of food grains meant for distribution among poor people are rotting in the rented granary at Nowpora and main food godown in Bandipora from last 16 years.
Though the Government constituted various committees to dispose off the grains but they failed to undertaken the job. The decaying grains have caused immense inconvenience to the people
The food grains were also stocked in the shops of former MLA Bandipora, Ghulam Rasool Mir, who is now urging the Government to dispose off the rotten stuff.
Deputy Director CAPD Shafqat Ali confirmed that a high level committee has been framed by the Government to finalise disposal of the grains. He said that the committee comprises of the Financial Advisor CAPD Department Tahir Hussain, Assistant Director CAPD Habibullah Rather.
“The Committee will submit a detailed report to Government for disposal of the grains.
Besides it will look into causes for decaying of grains,” he said.
However, locals are not satisfied over the measures of the authorities to dispose the grains.
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