The Multi Departmental District Level Task Force (MDDLTF) under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Kupwara has approved the rates of raw materials/processed minerals in district Kupwara.

According to District Mineral Officer (DMO), Geology & Mining Department Kupwara, rates have been notified which exclude transportation charges.

It was given out the Ordinary Sand (Meshed) at source would cost Rs.28 per Cft, Nallah Bajri at Rs.22.66 per Cft, Nallah boulders at Rs.6 per Cft, Nallah Mukh (GSB) at Rs.4 per Cft, Ordinary clay at Rs.3 per Cft, Crushed bajri(10 mm) at Rs.23 per Cft, Crushed bajri (40 mm) at Rs.18.50 per Cft and Crusher dust at Rs.25 per Cft.

The DMO said that the transportation charges from source to destination shall be fixed and notified by the concerned department separately.

Moreover, he said, in case extra rate is demanded by the Mineral concessionary or mineral dealer licensee, people can contact the G&M department and District Administration on Telephone numbers viz. 01955-253572, 9622692455 & 01955-253522.