Market checking squad conduct raids, realize fine

RAMBAN, APRIL 20 – Market checking squad constituted as per the directions of District Development Commissioner, Ramban Mohammad Aijaz conducted market check at Ramban, Banihal, Sangaldan, Khari and Batote and realised fine of Rs 33,300 from erring traders.
A joint team lead by Tehsildar Ramban, Gurpreet Singh comprising EO (MC) Ramban, Zubaida Parveen TSO Ramban, Abdul Khalik, Naib Tehsildar, and Police conducted surprise inspection in the Cafeteria Market, Bus stand, Main bazaar, Upper bazaar, Masjid market and Bouli bazaar.
During the inspection, Rs.12300 was realised as fine from 32 defaulters. 10 kg of banned polythene carry bags and two domestic LPG cylinders were seized besides destroying 50 kg rotten vegetables.
During the checking Rs 3100 and Rs 1000 was realised in Khari and Banihal respectively from the erring traders and 450 kg rotten vegetables and fruits were destroyed.
Similar checking was also were undertaken in Sangaldan (GOOL) by the Tehsildar where Rs. 6600 fine was recovered from 15 defaulters and Rs.10300 as penalty was imposed on 39 earring shopkeepers besides seizing four domestic LPG cylinder and destroying two quintals of rotten vegetable in Batote by the checking.
Shopkeepers were warned to desist from using banned material which could attract a penalty. Shopkeepers, dabawales and vendors ware directed to maintain hygiene and quality of eatables and also ensure display of Price list. Public was also made aware about the health hazards of polythene carry bags which may contain various harmful chemicals.
Market checking intensified in Srinagar, Rs 75000 realized
A team of Food Safety Officers headed by Assistant Commissioner Food Safety District Srinagar  today inspected various food business operators at  Qamarwari, Parimpora and Barthana areas.
During the inspection, a establishment namely Amoul Food Products was found to be operating without license and improper sanitation condition.  The said unit was sealed immediately and samples were lifted for quality check.
During the drive Adjudicating Officer (Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar) imposed a fine of Rs. 75000 on three food business operators for selling and manufacturing sub standard and misbranded food articles.