Rs 2000 fine charged from erring traders in Reasi

Jammu and Kashmir News

REASI, JUNE 23: A team of district administration today conducted extensive market checking in Reasi town and charged Rs 2000 fine from traders found violating the market regulation rules.

The Market checking was conducted in view of ongoing holy month of fasting (Ramzan) on the directions of Deputy Commissioner Reasi.

The team included officials from CAPD, Food Safety and Legal Metrology Department. The team inspected general stores, Mutton & chicken shops, fruit and vegetable vendors, rehriwalas and sweet shops.

The Market Checking team destroyed rotten vegetables, fruits and other commodities which were found unfit for human consumption and realized a fine of Rs 2000 from the erring traders.

Traders and shopkeepers were also warned against sale of rotten and stale sweets. They were asked to maintain hygiene and also to display rate lists at their establishments.

The DC Reasi has issued strict directions to the concerned departments to keep close check on overcharging and quality of food stuff being sold to the consumers.