Chhattisgarh government has blacklisted atleast 290 rice millers who were on strike opposing the custom milling policy of the state since early this month.
“The state government has initiated action against rice millers who are on strike. So far, 290 rice millers were blacklisted for not cooperating in the custom milling,” an official statement said here last night.
Chief Secretary in-charge N K Aswal and Secretary Food department Richa Sharma were informed about the action during a meeting on Saturday here at Mantralaya.
Both the officers, through video-conferencing, interacted with district collectors wherein they reviewed the progress of ongoing paddy procurement and custom milling in each district.