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F.I.R. registered against rice mill for malpractices

PUNJAB NEWS LINE | February 24, 2023 06:47 PM

CHANDIGARH:Coming hard on the corrupt practices, the Department of Food and Civil Supplies Punjab has taken a strict action against eight (8) rice mills indulging in malpractices.

An official spokesperson said that M/s Onkar Rice Gram Udyog Unit-2 of Amloh had submitted fake documents to fraudulently increase its milling capacity at the time of registration. When this came into notice of Food Supply Department, the concerned mill was blacklisted as per Custom Milling Policy 2022-23.

Further, FIR was lodged against the partners of M/s Onkar Rice Gram Udyog Unit-2, village Chehlan and paddy stored in the mill was ordered to be shifted to other mills. The partners in this mill were also the partners in Seven (7) other mills of the district. Taking action as per Custom Milling Policy 2022-23, all these mills have been declared defaulter and paddy stored in these mills has been ordered to be shifted.

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