JAMMU: Commissioner Secretary, Industries & Commerce, M.K. Dwivedi, who is also the Chairman of the committee constituted by the Government to examine the pending payments to suppliers from each department, today convened a review meeting regarding progress on outstanding payments on account of supply of key materials like Cement, Iron, Steel, Bitumen, Wire Crates and furniture supplied to various departments by MSMES/SICOP, JK Cements and Handloom Corporations.
The Commissioner Secretary was informed by the senior officers of representing departments that the outstanding figures are under reconciliation with the concerned DDOs and shall be completed by 23rd May, 2020. It was also informed and assured by the officers that during this period some portion of the outstanding payments shall be cleared while the balance payments shall be released once the reconciliation is completed.
Dwivedi stressed upon the officers representing different departments to make all efforts and clear the pending payments to the SSIS/SICOP, JK Cements and other suppliers at an earliest so that these units shall not suffer for want of their capital requirements.
The meeting was attended Additional Secretaries of RDD, PHE, Tourism, PDD, Housing & Urban Development Department, Director Finance, PWD, Director Finance, Social Welfare, Joint Director, Planning and Joint Director, Budget besides Managing Director SICOP, Director Finance, Industries & Commerce and General Manager, SICOP.