Jammu and Kashmir government bans sale of Ambuja cement in state: Minister

Jammu and Kashmir government bans sale of Ambuja cement in state: Minister

Minister for CA&PD and Tribal Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali told reporters that ´The sale and operations of Ambuja Cements have been banned in the state. These steps have been taken after the complaints of mal-practices against the company,´ On the basis of irrational pricing and frequent changing rates and underweight bags, the ban is imposed on sale and stocking of Ambuja Cement.

He directed the Legal Metrology Department to ensure the ban on sale and stock of Ambuja cement. He said a team has been constituted to probe the matter thoroughly. Asserting that in view of the ensuing festive season, the department of Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution has re-fixed the rates and limits of all the essential commodities to keep a check on profiteering and price rise, he said.

Ali said that a control order has been issued to fix the stocking limit of essential commodities.

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