For violation of Chhattisgarh Custom Milling Rice Procurement Order 2016, Chitmarpara under development block Baikunthpur of Korea district, M/s Mangal Rice Mill located in Patna and M/s Korea Mini Rice Mill located in Tehsil Kelhari under Manendragarh have been blacklisted for 02 years.
Giving the above information, the District Food Officer said that in the notification issued by the Ministry of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, Government of Chhattisgarh, it is mandatory for all rice mills to be registered for custom milling and milling work should be done, under which accrued in Kharif marketing year 2020-21. Apart from the Civil Supplies Corporation of Paddy, orders have been issued by the government regarding the procurement of Arva rice by the Food Corporation of India.
Food Department under the guidance of Collector due to non-starting of custom milling work even after instructions by M/s Mangal Rice Mill Patna and M/s Korea Rice Mill Kelhari for custom milling of paddy procured in Kharif marketing year 2020-21. A letter was sent by issuing show cause notice to furnish clarification within a week, whose reply was not submitted by the mill operator within the stipulated time period. Even after receiving the notice, the work of custom milling was neither started by the mill operator nor was the reply submitted in response to the notice. Which is a clear violation of the instructions given by the millers under the Chhattisgarh Custom Milling Rice Procurement Order. As a result of this violation, the rice mills have been blacklisted for a period of 02 years.