Govt directs to increase vigil at Lakhanpur to stop smuggling of Polythene

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By Fast Kashmir on 03/05/2018.

Govt directs to increase vigil at Lakhanpur to stop smuggling of Polythene
Jammu, May 3: The state government on Thursday directed DFOs, officers of Pollution Control Board (PCB) and Forest Protection Force (FPF) to increase their vigil at Lakhanpur to curb the menace of Polythene and willow cleft smuggling by conducting joint inspection along the National Highway besides establishing online connection between the check posts and the Head Office for greater transparency and accountability.
To improve the infrastructure at Lakhanpur Check Post, Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Rajiv Jasrotia directed the concerned officials to submit a detailed proposal for modernization of the check post by incorporating latest technology. 
“There is a need for streamlining revenue realization mechanism at Forest Check Posts”, Rajiv said while inspecting the Basohli Morh Forest Check Post at Lakhanpur. (KNB)