Charge sheet filed against Ramban CAPD officials in graft case

Charge sheet filed against Ramban CAPD officials in graft case

Jammu: The Anti-corruption Bureau Jammu Saturday produced charge sheet against two officials of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution CAPD) department, before the Special Judge Anti-Corruption Doda. The two officials, Nazir Ahmed Wani, the then TSO Ramban and Farooq Ahmed Mir, then storekeeper, are accused of demanding and taking bribe from a ration store dealer for […]

CAPD fair price shopkeepers demand release of wages

CAPD fair price shopkeepers demand release of wages

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Fair price shop dealers associated with Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs on Wednesday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding implementation of SRO 520 . Scores of protestors from various districts of Kashmir valley assembled here in press enclave under the banner of JK Fair Price Shop dealers […]

Aspirants fume after CAPD ‘withdraws’ job notification

Aspirants fume after CAPD ‘withdraws’ job notification

Shopian: Aspirants who had applied for class 4th posts (district cadre) in consumer affairs and public distribution (CAPD) department in November month were eagerly waiting for the selection list but officials from the department informed Kashmir Reader that the said notification has been canceled by the government. Candidates who had applied for the posts said […]

Contempt proceedings: Summoned CAPD officer appears before court, reinstated

Contempt proceedings: Summoned CAPD officer appears before court, reinstated

Srinagar : The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to reinstate assistant director, consumer affairs and public distribution department (CA&PD), Kupwara two days after he was suspended for violating court directions. The official presented himself before the court in the wake of robkar issued against him with the direction to […]

Robkar issued against CAPD officer in contempt proceedings

Robkar issued against CAPD officer in contempt proceedings

SRINAGAR: The High Court on Monday issued a ‘Robkar’ to assistant director, consumer affairs and public distribution department (CA&PD) Kupwara for violating the court orders. The direction was passed to senior superintendent of police (SSP) Kupwara to execute non-bailable arrest warrant against the officer and make him present before court on 29 November 2017. The […]

Govt usurps fair price dealers’ commission, frames new policy

Govt usurps fair price dealers’ commission, frames new policy

SRINAGAR: The state government has usurped the three year commission of fair price shop dealers after introducing a new policy to accommodate fresh dealers. The old dealers on Wednesday accused the department of food, civil supplies and consumer affairs (FCS&CA) of withholding their overdue commission. According to the dealers they were engaged for a long […]

HC seeks total strengthen of TSOs in CAPD

HC seeks total strengthen of TSOs in CAPD

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed government to provide details about total sanctioned strength of Tehsil Supply Officers (TSOs) in CAPD in Kashmir division including Ladakh. Hearing a plea, a single bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey also directed government to furnish information about posts filled up along with the details of […]

Shopian adm got ration cards printed, denied payment to contractors

Shopian adm got ration cards printed, denied payment to contractors

SHOPIAN: About twenty five data entry operators, who were hired by two local contractors for National Food Safety Act (NFSA), are awaiting their promised wages by their employers. “We worked for the digitization of ration cards in December 2015 but the contractors have not paid us wages,” said an operator. “We used to work from […]

Watch your wazwan, ‘guest control’ is back

Watch your wazwan, ‘guest control’ is back

Scepticism rife as governments since Sheikh Abdullah’s time have failed to implement it Srinagar: The government on Tuesday issued a guest control order to restrict the number of dishes and number of guests in weddings, engagement and other ceremonies to avoid lavish spending and wastage of food. Though the government has tried to implement guest […]

CAPD rate-list adorn the walls while market decides the rates

CAPD rate-list adorn the walls while market decides the rates

Traders blame ‘faulty fixation’ system Srinagar: Random and fluctuating rates of essential commodities in the market are a perpetual concern for the people. Despite a government fixed rate list, prices are determined by the traders with hardly any impact of random implementation of government prices though market checking. On their part, traders, however, blame the […]