FCS&CA team recovers Rs 10,400 fine from erring traders



RAMBAN: Department of Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs along with team of enforcement department conducted market checking drive in Banihal Bazar. The drive was conducted on the directions of Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Banihal, Zaheer Abbas.
The team headed by Tehsil Supply Officer, Banihal, Gian Chand Khajuria along with police officials inspected over 50 establishments like mutton, chicken, milk and Grocery stores, besides vegetable and fruit vendors and booked several traders. The team realised a fine of Rs 10,400 from erring traders for not displaying rate list, overcharging and unauthorized installation of hoardings. TSO instructed shopkeepers to display rate lists and sell commodities on the rates fixed by Department/Associations. Moreover, different business establishments were also made aware about different rules and regulation of the department in vogue.
Meanwhile, wearing face mask drive was also conducted and persons found roaming without wearing face masks in public places were fined. The enforcement teams warned shops and business establishments to adhere to SOPs and other preventative measures issued by Government to prevent the spread of COVID-19.