JAMMU: To review the status of shifting oil depots from populated areas of Jammu city to an alternate site on its outskirts, Commissioner Secretary Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) department, Dr Abdul Rashid convened a meeting here on Saturday.
The commissioner secretary directed the officers to expedite the process of identification of suitable land for shifting of oil depots from Jammu to outside the residential areas and to take up the issue with revenue authorities, an official handout read.
He also directed the oil marketing companies (OMCs) to keep sufficient stocks of petroleum products, especially in the Kashmir Valley.
He directed the representatives of OMCs and officers of the departments to work in tandem and to ensure timely completion of various ongoing projects viz. land acquisition for Bhatinda-Jammu pipelines, additional land for Leh depot and land for Anantnag bottling plant, read the handout.
He directed the OMCs to conduct the security audit of the facilities near the vicinity of Jammu and Srinagar and asked them to achieve the targets envisioned in PMUY well on time, it added.