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Committee constituted for auction of red sanders

July 17, 2014 - Hyderabad

The State Government in an effort to auction the seized red sanders across globally has on Thursday issued orders constituting a committee exclusively for this process.

The Committee headed by a special secretary of Forest department have three forest official R.G.Kalaghatgi, B Muralikrishna, Prasanth Kumar Jha and Y Ramakrishna from Finance department.

It may be recalled that the Union Government has accorded permission to the State Government to auction 8,584 tonnes of red sanders and for that the government has to call for e-tenders. MSTC Ltd., will take up the auction process. The committee will overlook the entire process, make decisions and guidelines and to conduct review committee meetings.

Though the Union Government has permitted for auction of 8,584 tonnes of red sanders, the Minister for Forests Bojjala Gopalakrishna Reddy announced recently that it would auction only 4,000 tonnes.

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