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CM assures arhtiyas of addressing payment issue

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

today directed the and to take up the issue of outstanding payments of commission agents or 'arhtiyas' with the Corporation of (FCI).

At a meeting with a delegation of the Federation of Arhtiya Associations of led by its Vijay Kalra, the assured them of his government's full support in addressing their concerns, an official release said.

The asked the department to pursue the matter of their pending payments on account of loading and labour charges for the years 2015-16 and 2016-17 with FCI on urgent basis, after the delegation informed him that though they had been raising the matter with FCI for the past two years, it had not yet been resolved.

Taking stock of arrival of wheat in the mandis in the ongoing Rabi season, the Chief Minister asked the Arhtiyas to ensure fool-proof arrangements for smooth procurement and lifting.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 22:25 IST