Kulgam, Jun 2: In a major crackdown on erring brick kilns, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kulgam, Dr.Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat Wednesday sealed 04 brick kilns during his visit to Hablish and Devsar areas of the district.
The brick kilns were sealed after they were found operating without licenses.
The DC during the visit was accompanied by ACR, Mir Imitiyaz-ul-Aziz and other officers.
Later Acting upon the directions of Deputy Commissioner, a joint squad comprising Revenue, FCS&CA enforcement and Police officials visited several other brick kilns to monitor implementation of rates fixed by district administration recently.
The visiting team sealed 07 more brick Klins in Devsar and Hablish area who were found operating without licenses and indulged in overcharging.
Meanwhile, the DC has directed the joint squad to continue the drive against the illegal brick kilns and seal ones involved in overcharging and operating without licenses.