SHOPIAN, AUGUST 20: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya today convened a meeting here to discuss various measures for the fixation/revision of sale price of Minor Minerals including sand, gravel, bajri and other related raw materials.
At the outset, a detailed discussion on various matters was held during which it was informed that the price/sale of minerals shall be evaluated keeping in consideration various parameters viz bidding cost, mining cost, royalty DMF, loading/unloading costs, transportation cost and other miscellaneous costs.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC exhorted upon the concerned officers to strictly abide by the rules and regulations besides stressed to adhere to all the requisite parameters. He directed the concerned to work in coordination and cohesion so that the process is streamlined.
Moreover, Vaishya emphasized the strengthening of the mechanism of checking illegal sand and other minerals from river beds and other vital locations.
Meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian,Mushtaq Ahmed Simnani; Assistant Commissioner, Revenue,Shahbaz Ahmed Bodha; District Mineral Officer Shopian and other concerned.