5371 establishments inspected in Feb, 313 fined: FCS&CA Kashmir

Srinagar: The Assistant Director Enforcement Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Kashmir (FCS&CA) Wednesday said that 5371 establishments have been inspected in the month of February and an amount of Rs 2,72,200 has been recovered from 313 erring shopkeepers.

It is to submit that three teams of Enforcement Wing are in the field for daily market checking, Assistant Director Enforcement Department of FCS&CA, said.

He said that to curb profiteering and black marketing, 05371 establishments have been inspected during the month of February 2023 and an amount of Rs 272200 has been recovered as fine from 313 defaulting shopkeepers which include chicken sellers, vegetable, grocery shops, fruit vendors, local bread makers, Mutton sellers, Bakery shops, Restaurants, Hotels etc.

“Besides, strict orders and directions have been passed on to the teams to act against the shopkeepers found guilty of selling of food items on exorbitant rates and violating E.C Act.”

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