Administration carried out a market checking drive at Zachaldara

Acting upon the compliants received from different corners regarding price hike, Tehsildar Zachaldara Mohammad Maroof (JKAS) along with Naib Tehsildar Zachaldara and team of officers/officials of Food Civil Services and consumers affirs Department/Enforcement Wing/Police party from PP Zachaldara today carried out a market checking drive in main market Zachaldara.The inspection team checked the quality, hygienic condition, expiry and rate lists of Food items and other essential commodities.
During inspection, the checking team realized a fine of Rs 2500 on various shopkeepers for violating the legal regulations also destroyed contaminated vegetables and spices.
Meanwhile, an anti encroachment drive was also launched during which several
footpaths were cleared for ensuring hassle free movement of commuters.The team also seized a sizeable amount of polythene from some Shopkeers besides inspecting other necessary commodities.
Speaking on the occasion, the Tehsildar said that such drives will be conducted on routine basis so that quality of commodities is ensured. He also urged traders not to
violate the rules besides display the rate lists at their respective trade.The Tehsildar also warned the shopkeepers and vendors not to encroach the footpaths failing which shall render action against the violators besides warned them to avoid hiking prices of commodities on their own.