The Divisional Commissioner on Tuesday directed concernedofficers to divert all trucks, loaded with mutton and poultry supplies fromJammu to the Valley through Mughal Road so that the adequate stocks aremaintained for the ongoing marriage season and upcoming Eid-ul-Zuha festival inKashmir Division.
He asked representatives of Kothadhaar Unions to startimporting 150 sheep trucks per day and stock up 2500 trucks within a fortnightso that there is no shortage of mutton.
It was informed that 40 days of poultry stock is availablein the Kashmir Division to the consumers.
The Divisional Commissioner exhorted upon therepresentatives of Poultry Unions to start importing one lakh poultry birds perday after a week and stock up 20 lakh poultry birds for the valley consumers.
The Directors of FCS&CA, Sheep & Animal Husbandryand traffic department were directed to monitor the hassle free movement ofmutton and poultry supplies to the valley and send the daily report to theDivisional Commissioner.