Vyas reviews transportation of essential supplies to Ladakh

To review the transportation of essential supplies including construction material to Ladakh, a meeting was convened under the chairmanship of Financial Commissioner, Planning and Development Department, B B Vyas here today. Receiving brief account of the stock and supply position of foodgrains, petroleum products, LPG, construction material, timber, firewood and other materials, the Financial Commissioner asked the officers to ensure hassle free transportation and adequate stock of food grains and medicines, besides building material to Leh and Kargil districts of Ladakh region.
Among others, the meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, Secretary, CA&PD, Shafiq Ahmed Raina, Secretary, Transport Department, R K Bhagat, Secretary, Ladakh Affairs, and other senior officers of police and civil administration, besides representatives from various Oil companies. It was decided in the meeting that SRTC authorities would provide adequate number of trucks for carrying essential commodities/material.Similar directions were also issued to other agencies involved in the transportation of essentials commodities, LPG and K.Oil and building material.The officers of CA&PD Department informed the Financial Commissioner about the status of the present quota of ration lying with the district administrations, saying that sufficient stock of ration and other essentials is available in both the districts.

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