|EARLY TIMES REPORT|
Ganderbal, Aug 11: The administration in Ganderbal has order fixation as well as revision of sale prices of Minor Mineral (Raw Material and processed minerals) in the district.
“Whereas; vide Govt Order No. 1569-GAD of 2018 dated 22-10-2018, a "Multi Departmental District Level Task Force Cell" at District Level has been constituted for looking into the various aspects of mining issues headed by Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal", read the order issued by the office of District Magistrate Ganderbal.
The order added, “Whereas; the mandate of the Multi Departmental District Level Task Force Cell among other things is to determine, evaluate the sale/price of the minor minerals. Whereas; during past, rates were not notified so far and same were decided by the supplier’s arbitrarily".
Whereas, the increase in the rates arbitrarily has caused overall inflation and obstacle in the developmental construction work and has become imperative upon the Multi Departmental District Level Task Force Cell to determine the rates of Minor Mineral (raw/processed material).
Whereas; a meeting of the Multi Department District Level Task Force Cell was held on 23-07-2020 in which, after taking the inputs in consideration and threadbare discussion, the following rates of minor minerals (raw material /processed material) at the pit, head was decided to be adopted so that cartels/black marketing is curbed.