Kulgam: In order to fix sale price of minor minerals, a meeting of District Level Task Force Committee (DLTFC) was held Monday under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kulgam Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat.
During the meeting, threadbare discussion was held for fixation of sale price of sand, Nallah bajri, Nallah boulders, Nallamukh, Crushed Bajri (10 mm) and the rates were proposed on the basis of present market rates.
As per the details, the rate for sand per tipper/4.25 CMT at source level has been fixed at Rs.4202, while as Nallah Bajri per tipper at Rs.1914, Nallah Boulder stone at Rs.900 per tipper, Nallamukh Rs.750 per tipper, Crushed Bajri (10mm) Rs.2701 per tipper.
The DC directed the concerned officers to implement the rates of minor minerals at source level in letter and spirit so that common people and the stakeholders do not face the brunt of exorbitant rates.
He emphasized upon the concerned agencies to strengthen the mechanism of checking illegal excavation of sand and other minerals from river beds and directed for immediate installation of nakas at already identified locations.
The meeting was attended by ADC Kulgam, ACR Kulgam, Mineral officer Kashmir, DySP Headquarter, District Mineral Officer, and other officers.
Later, the DC convened a separate meeting of Municipal Committee Kulgam to discuss the modalities for decongestion of Main town.
During the meeting detailed discussion was held regarding decongestion of traffic and footpaths, besides demarcation of vending zones/ Hawking zones.
The meeting was attended by ADC, ACR, President Municipal Committee, DySP Headquarter and ARTO besides other officers.