GANDERBAL: Forest division allegedly has failed to collect the timber worth huge sums despite the identification of lying stock that has fell during snowfall.
It is being alleged that the SFC fail to collect the timber which is now smuggled by smugglers enjoying the support of higher SFC officials. FD Ganderbal estimated the worth of around 5 crore includes Deodar, Kauri babul etc.
When Contacted DFO Ganderbal Tanveer told PTK, “We have completed all the formalities but i fail to understand why it has not been collected and lying there though the file with full report has been submitted to the conservator”.
People allege that the timber sanctions are given to some selective persons who enjoy favour and the poor are been neglected.