SAMBA, MARCH 10: The Joint inspection team of Revenue, Police and medical officers headed by Sub Divisional Magistrate Ghagwal today conducted inspection of market of Ghagwal area and sealed two illegally running clinic laboratories.
In view of the prevailing situation in Samba district regarding effective measures to counter the spread of coronavirus and taking stringent check on medical stores against high pricing and supply of non genuine medicines.
Giving details about the medical shops it was informed that One life Care Clinical laboratory was running without license and other Padam laboratory’s license was expired in December 2018.
During the inspection Tehsildar Ghagwal Harjeet Singh, Medical Officer, Dr Jasmine from Accident Hospital, SHO, Sudhit Sadhotra and other field staff members were also present.
LMD Samba books two stationary shops at Vijaypur
SAMBA, MARCH 10: A team of Legal Metrology Department Samba today conducted inspection of stationary shops at Vijaypur.
During the inspection, the Inspector LMD Samba booked two stationary shop for violation of Packaged commodities Rule. The team seized 80 school belts, 62 school diaries, 9 school bags, 3 track suits, 110 uniform shirts, 48 pencil box, 10 color box.
The stationary shops were selling these items without mandatory declarations such as MRP, Packing date, manufacturing/packer address etc. The defaulter traders were directed to attend the office for further legal action.
DDC Kishtwar convenes meeting of Traders Association
KISHTWAR, MARCH 10: In wake of prevailing corona threat in district Kishtwar and to ensure that sufficient supply of masks and other essentials is made available to the citizens of Kishtwar, DDC Kishtwar Rajinder Singh Tara today convened the meeting of traders association.Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Dr Amir Hussain, members of traders association, Beopar mandal and other concerned were present in the meeting.During the meeting DDC urged the traders particularly the chemists to refrain from the practice of overcharging on the masks and other essential items. He asked them to keep sufficient stock of these items so that the general public can purchase these items easily without any hurdles.
It was informed that teams for market checking have been constituted which will keep a close eye on black marketing, profiteering and overcharging.The DDC also sought the cooperation of all stockholders including the shopkeepers to keep the prices under check, to prevent hoarding and black marketing so as to prevent any panic like situation for the want of essential items.