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One day consultative Conclave organised by FCS&CA at Chamber house
jkupdate.com | 25-Sep-2018 07:26 AM
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  • Today one day consultative conclave was organized by the Directorate of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department Jammu in collaboration with J&K State Cooperative Union Ltd. And Chamber of Commerce & Industry Jammu at Chamber House.




JAMMU: Today one day consultative conclave was organized by the Directorate of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department Jammu in collaboration with J&K State Cooperative Union Ltd. And Chamber of Commerce & Industry Jammu at Chamber House. On this occasion Production of milk, Distribution of Milk and Milk Products in Jammu and pricing thereof  was the main focus of the conclave. 

Prominent among those present were JCCI President Rakesh Gupta, Director FCS& CA Amit Sharma, Chairman J&K Cooperative Union Ltd. Rajesh Sharma, President Federation of Retailers Association Yash Pal Gupta, President Chamber of Trader Federation Neeraj Anand, President Consumer Protection Forum D.R.Danish. Also present among others were Punjab Singh, G.D.Bakshi, Choudhary Jameel, Kulbhushan Khajuria, Mohd.Shafi Chichi, Rashpal Singh, Sat Pal Singh. Dr.S.K. Diwedi from SKUAST,Joginder Singh Jasrotia, Dy. Director FCS&CA and Vice President JCCI Rajeev Gupta.

During the event the producers of milk claimed that they were incurring huge losses by not getting even the cost price and requested the Director FCS& CA to look into the matter who not only agreed to their demand but also announced that the representative of milk producers association shall be made a part of the survey and pricing committee. The Director FCS& CA said that the festive season is fast approaching so the matter regarding repricing  of milk and milk product shall be taken soon after the festive season.

Yash Pal Gupta and Neeraj Anand also voiced their views and supported the producers and seller of milk. Rajesh Sharma, President J&K Cooperative Union Ltd. Thanked the JCCI and said that it was for the first time ever that milk producers and representative of farmers were invited to Chamber house and their demands taken up by the Chamber. Rakesh Gupta President JCCI appealed to the Director FCS& CA and the representative from  the legal metrology department  to cooperate with the milk sellers during the festive season and asked the department that meeting on regular basis between  the government / farmers / milk producers and trade representatives shall be made a regular features so that there is not trust deficit  which shall contribute not only towards the confidence building but also making aware the producers and the sellers about the safety standards as required under law. 

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