DC ORDERS FIR AGAINST CHIEF OF SEC-26 MKT COMMITTEE
CHANDIGARH: Deputy commissioner Mohammed Shayin has ordered registration of FIR against Dinesh Kumar Mahajan, chairman of Sector 26, market committee for allegedly evading market fee.
The evasion came to light when the secretary, State Agricultural Marketing Board, constituted an inspection committee and checked the sale of agriculture produce in the mandi.
A surprise check was conducted at Mahajan Fruit, SCF 24, Sector 26, Chandigarh. The inspection team seized the record of above said firm, which is owned by Dinesh Kumar Mahajan, chairman of the market committee.
After the scrutiny of the record of current financial year, it has been found that the firm has evaded market fee to the tune of Rs 25, 59,228.
The firm has violated the provisions of Punjab Agricultural Market Act, 1961, Rules and Bye Laws. The marketing board will initiate strict action against the license holders of the firm.