Distribution begins at P. C. Depot
SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Pandurang K Pole today visited the PC Depot Srinagar to take stock of the supply of firewood to Kashmir and Ladakh divisions.
During the visit, the Div Com was informed that about 60,000 quintals of firewood has been dumped at Central PC Depot Qamarwari for supply across Kashmir for the ongoing winter season.
It was also informed that the supply of firewood to Ladakh has been also completed as per the intend placed by Leh Forest Division.
The Div Com also took stock of the supply of firewood to 1400 mosques registered with Waqf Board, Srinagar besides bonafide requirements of other agencies including Shamshan Bhoomi, Church and other institutions.
He stressed on the timely supply of firewood to all locations as per the demand across Kashmir.
The Div Com was accompanied by Chief Conservator Forests, Kashmir, Conservator Forests Srinagar and Divisional Forest Officer Srinagar.
Meanwhile the Forest Department has started supply of firewood to the registered mosques, artisans and other agencies at P. C. Depot, Qamerwari for the ongoing winter season.
As per the targets, about 60000 qtls of firewood has been dumped at P. C. Depot for this purpose.
The Chief Conservator of Forests, Kashmir directed the Divisional Forest Officer, Urban Forestry Division, and Srinagar to accelerate the process of distribution so that the supply of firewood to registered agencies including 1397 is completed well before the onset of harsh winter (Chillai Kalaan).
Accordingly all the registered Mosques of Srinagar City and other units are hereby informed to approach the Range Officer, Timber Transport Range, P. C. Depot, Qamerwari with their indent through Proper Channel.
The representatives of the mosques are also advised to book their indents by or before 20th December, 2020 positively after which no indent shall be issued/ accepted by the department.