Delegation of PRIA today called upon Food and Civil Supplies Minister


Chandigarh, July 15

To mitigate the woes of industrialists, Punjab Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Mr. Bharat Bhushan Ashu today met delegation of newly formed Punjab Rice Industry Association (PRIA) at his office in Anaj Bhawan, Sector-39 here.

The delegation led by President Mr. Bharat Bhushan Binta, apprised the cabinet minister about their demands during the meeting. They demanded immediately changes in new Punjab Customs Policy for Paddy 2020-21 and the levy security (refundable and non-refundable) will be returned to Millers. They also raised the issue of entire milling bill related to CMR, green zone classification, Bank Guarantee, usage charges on gunny bags, freight issue on paddy and many more.

On the occasion, the Cabinet Minister Mr. Ashu assured the Rice Millers to consider their legitimate demands sympathetically as per rules.