Cabinet approves discontinuation of DGS&D services for procuring jute bags

| Updated: Aug 04, 2016 02:27 IST

New Delhi, Aug. 3 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved to discontinue the services of Directorate General of Supplies and Disposals (DGS&D) in the operation of purchase of jute bags by Government Agencies for procurement of food grains. The Cabinet further approved that from November 1 onwards, jute bags will be procured by the Jute Commissioner of India, Ministry of Textiles. The approval would help in eliminating multiple bodies and the Ministries which are involved for single action of jute bags procurements. It will also strengthen the scope of work vested with Jute Commissioner of India. (ANI)