Bring transparency, accountability in system: Dir Law Enforcement to officers

Bring transparency, accountability in system: Dir Law Enforcement to officers

SRINAGAR: To bring transparency and accountability in the system, Director Law Enforcement Abdul Rahim Samoon on Friday emphasised upon the officers for close coordination at district and divisional level. Samoon was speaking during a review meeting of the officers of Law Enforcement Agency, Kashmir division.
He took stock of the working of the enforcement agency officers and reviewed district-wise status of the inspections made and samples collected of various pesticides and insecticides and also contraventions detected, suspended and corrected, an official spokesperson in release said.
“Samoon instructed for issuing licences to various stakeholders strictly as per the provisions of the law. He further stressed for making necessary procedures against the violators as per the Insecticide Act,” the spokesperson said.
“Flying squads must be framed for district-wise inspections and random checks must be made to ensure that quality products are available for sale in the market,” the spokesperson quoted Samoon instructing the officers.
He further added that sale of spurious products must be strictly stopped and the violators must be dealt strictly as per law, said the spokesperson.
“Samoon passed on instructions for effecting the sale of fertilisers through POS machines as per the latest updated version. He further added that the dealers who do not make use of POS machines must be given one month’s notice for the same and afterwards those dealers who do not comply (with) the instructions their licences must be cancelled.”
Samoon instructed the officers to achieve the desired targets of sampling of the products and seizures of the misbranded/spurious products and for legal procedures against the defaulters, the spokesperson added.
The enforcement officers/officials will be provided 4 days training/orientation course by the experts from NIPHM (National Institute of Plant Health Management) Hyderabad at Lalmandi, in the next week to update their knowledge and skills, the release read.