NEW SYSTEM FOR TRADING OF PULPWOOD


New system of Trading of Subabul, Eucalyptus and Casuarina in the state has been introduced as per the guidelines issued by the Government vide G.O.RT.No. 143 Dated: 19-02-2016. Following is the system:

Paper Mills shall purchase at identified Weigh Bridges only. Weigh Bridges will be identified by a Committee consisting of Secretary of AMC, A.D. Marketing and J.D. Marketing concerned. Weighment shall be done in the presence of the farmers, representatives Paper mills & AMCs.

Crop details of Subabul/ Eucalyptus/ Casuarina recorded in WEB LAND through E- Crop Booking will be basis for allowing sale. In the absence of web land details, farmer shall produce a certificate issued by the Revenue authorities for allowing sale

Weighment slip and sales slip shall be prepared in quadruplicate duly signed by farmer, representatives of Paper Mill & AMC. Subabul assistant shall issue Kata Chitta based on the weighment slip which shall be quadruplicate, first copy to the paper mill, second copy to the AMC, third copy to the farmer and fourth copy remains in the Kata Chitta book.

AMC will issue permits to the paper mills for transporting the wood from the Weigh Bridge to Paper Mills. Duplicate copy of permit will be sent to AMC along with monthly return.

Paper Mills should submit their Indent for their one month requirement to the AMCs in advance.

Paper Mills shall submit Bank Guarantee at AMC level equivalent to the 7 days transaction value of that company.

To ensure implementation of the correct prices at the purchase centers/weighbridges.

Paper Mills shall pay the Sale proceeds to the Farmers directly through online within 5 days.

To deploy sufficient AMC staff at Weigh Bridges.

Following District Level committee will fix the rates from time to time and monitor the system of trading of Subabul, Eucalyptus and Casuarina

1)    District Collector                          –  Chairman

2)    District Forest Officer (Social forestry)  –  Member

3)    Joint Director of Agriculture              –  Member

4)    Regl., Transport Officer                   –  Member

5)    Asst., Director of Marketing               –  Member/Convener

6)    Two representatives from farmers           –  Members (to be nominated by the Committee)

·        A separate software for transactions of Subabul/ Eucalyptus/ Casuarina has been developed at state level.