Stocking of essential commodities revived in Kargil

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KARGIL,: Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer (LAHDC) Kargil, Vikas Kundal on Thursday directed the concerned authorities to ensure transportation and supply of essential commodities, key construction material, and petroleum products to district Kargil in a stipulated time frame in view of the forthcoming winter season.
The DC gave these instructions while chairing a meeting with the officers of district administration to review the transportation, stock supply of essential commodities, construction material and petroleum products required in the district Kargil during the winter season.
He also took stock of the supply position and achievements made by the concerned departments so far.
During the meeting, the DC was apprised about the requirements, stock and supply position with respect to essential commodities of food grains, petroleum products, LPG, construction material, medicines, cement, consumer goods, timber, firewood and other material.
The Deputy Commissioner asked the concerned not to show any negligence in the supply, dumping and carriage of essential supplies and building material to Kargil district for the coming winter season with the time frame.
It was informed in the meeting against the total requirement of one lakh quintals of rice, 74000 quintals have been stored on various locations while as requirement of 54000 quintals, 23000 quintals received during the fiscal so far. It was also given out in the meeting that against the total of 5000 quintals of sugar, 2600 quintals received while as 1730 Kilo litres of K Oil, 385 KL received so far. Against 80,000 number of LPG’s, 48000 LPG received and supply of remaining balance to the area is in full swung, the meeting was told.
The DC directed for putting in place an efficient supply chain to ensure advance lifting, stocking and dumping of essentials before the closure of Zujulla Pass. He also asked the Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Department to ensure adequate supply of sugar, kerosene oil, rice and wheat to meet the public demand.
Taking stock of the supply of cement, the DC instructed the concerned to supply cement to district Kargil as per the demand projected by the various Government Departments including Rural Development Department so that the MNERGA works does not suffer for want of cement. It was given out that 60000 bags are required to meet the demand.