BARAMULLA: A day long workshop on e-challan and e-market place was held under the supervision of Joint Director Geology and Mining Department Kashmir, Nissar Ahmad at Dak bunglow Baramulla.
The workshop was attended by stone crusher holders, lease holders, representatives of construction companies, contractors and dealing persons of minor mineral blocks.
A detailed lecture through power point presentation was delivered by District Mineral Officer, Peer Zahid Ahmad.
During the workshop, participants were practically trained for generation of e-challans and placement of orders for purchase of minerals from the vendors through e-market place.
On the occasion, a question-answer session was held in which queries of participants were also resolved on the spot regarding implementation and benefits of e-challans and e-market place for common masses.
Joint Director, Geology & Mining said that every stakeholder should come forward for implementation of this new e-system in the mining department and also motivate others to use the department portal for sale and purchase of minor and crushed minerals. He added that this move will certainly keep a check on illegal mining and illegal transportation of minerals.
District Mineral Officer Baramulla, Mineral Guards and other officials of the department also remained present on the occasion.