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FIR registered against defaulting rice millers in Haryana

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Food, Civil Supplies and today said an FIR has been registered against 94 defaulting millers for not delivering for the period between 2013 and 2017.

The said besides taking action against millers for not delivering the Custom Milled Rice (CMR), actions are also being taken against the concerned inspector and sub-inspector, and supplies officer.

The in a release here said that the delivery of 47,352 tonnes of rice of Kharif crops of rice millers were pending to Corporation of in 2013-14.

This pendency of CMR is continuously been decreasing due to the efforts of the present government and now the pending delivery has reduced to 1,736 tonnes in 2016-17.

He said the present has launched special campaign for recovery from rice millers, resultantly, in the last two years about 99 per cent CMR has been recovered.

He said the has recovered about Rs 11 crore for pending CMR of 2013-14 and 2015-16, from two rice millers.

Besides this, directions were issued to attach property of three other rice millers of by Deputy Commissioner, Kurukshetra, to the tune of about Rs 25 crore.

The minister further said with a view to making the state pollution-free, all the brick kilns would have to adopt 'Zig Zag' technique.

No brick kiln owner would be allowed to use old techniques in brick kilns after October 1.

said the technique, which is approved by Board is modern one and help in reducing pollution.

He said that 75 per cent of the brick kiln owners have adopted this technique.

minister further said that cashless facility would be started as a pilot project in district Panchkula for depot holders and Public Distribution System (PDS) consumers.

Thereafter, the scheme would be implemented across the state. For this, current accounts of all depot holders are being opened in PNB

also said the would also launch flour fortification scheme in district Ambala and Karnal from November 1, 2018. Thereafter, the scheme would be implemented across the state.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 22:15 IST