*Intensive market checking conducted in Doda town* _Fine of Rs. 6,000 approx realized from erring shopkeepers_

Publish Date : 09/12/2019
DODA, December 07:
Intensifying the drive to check food adulteration, hoarding of commodities especially of onions, and other violations in the district Doda,a team headed by EO MC Doda,Naib Tehsildar Doda along with Officials of Municipal Committee, and Police party jointly conducted market checking in Doda town and realized a fine of Rs. 6,000 approximately from the erring shopkeepers.
The team constituted on the directions of Deputy Commissioner Doda, Dr Sagar D.Doifode inspected various food establishments including sweet shops, fruit and vegetable shops, Chicken shops and fine of Rs. 6000/- approx was imposed on the erring shopkeepers especially for not displaying rate list, un-hygienic condition, rotten fruits and vegetables, and encroachment of foot paths.
It is given out that the same checking was conducted in Thathri, Gandoh and Bhaderwah area also, besides the number of four vehicles are forwarded to ARTO MVD to cease the vehicles for opearting as mobile shops illegally in the town.
Further, the shopkeepers were informed/advised to display the rate list on the conscipicious place of their shops and restrain from overcharging and in case of failure, action as warranted under relevant law shall be taken against the erring shopkeepers.