House committee seeks reasons on 36 non-functional units of JKHPMC

House committee seeks reasons on 36 non-functional units of JKHPMC

JAMMU: The Committee on Public Undertakings of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Committee Tuesday asked detailed report from officials of Jammu and Kashmir Horticultural Produce Marketing and Processing Corporation Limited about procurements besides reasons for non-functionality of their 36 units.
The committee said this during a threadbare discussion on CAG’s Audit report pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir Horticultural Produce Marketing and Processing Corporation Limited.
The Committee under the Chairmanship of MLA, Sat Paul Sharma examined audit Paras pertaining to the corporation for the years 2004-05 regarding operational performance, diversion of funds, working of Apple juice concentrate plant at Doabagah, inventory management and utilization of refrigerated vans.
Legislators, Asgar Ali Karbalaie, Mohammad Khalil Bandh, Rajeev Sharma and Vikram Randhawa also attended the meeting and gave remedial measures to improve the functioning of the Corporation.
The Committee also discussed past directions and recommendations of its 42nd and 46th reports and the action taken by the corporation for the revival and development of this sector in the state.
The Committee also discussed other issues pertaining to the Corporation including revival policy of the Corporation, promotion of apricot, mango, walnut etc, besides providing cold storage facilities to the growers in the state.

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