On the eve of Eid-ul-Azha, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer (LAHDC) Kargil, Vikas Kundal conducted market checking in various areas of the district during which many erring traders were penalized.
Superintendent of Police, Dr Pawan Kumar, officials from FCS&CA, Enforcement Wing, Revenue, Police, Municipal Committee and other concerned accompanied the DC.
The checking was aimed at ensuring the quality and price control and to keep vigil on erring traders.
During the inspection, the inspection destroyed a huge quantity of stale bakery items and other edible items. A fine to the tune of Rs 41000 was also realized from various shopkeepers for violating the legal metrology regulations.
On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner urged traders not to violate the rules besides displaying the rate lists at their respective trade centres.
He also warned the vendors not to encroach footpaths failing which action as per the law shall be initiated against them.
Later, the DC reviewed the arrangements made by various departments for ensuring uninterrupted power and water supply to the people particularly on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
He said the R&B department has already been directed to repair the approach link roads of the Eidgahs and Jamia Mosques of the district so that the people do not face inconvenience.
He also directed all the concerned departments to depute manpower in advance to Eidghas and Mosques where the Eid prayers will be held.