Rs. 3900 fine recovered from erring shopkeepers

SHOPIAN: On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya, Tehsilar Hermain along with the concerned SHO today conducted market checking at various locations in the Hermain market.

The checking drives were aimed at ensuring quality and price control and keeping a vigil on erring traders.

The authorities said that such drives will be conducted on a routine basis so that the quality and price of commodities is ensured without undue profiteering.

Traders were advised not to infringe upon the consumer rights and were also asked for displaying the rate lists at their respective trade centres.

Similarly, in Keegam tehsil, a joint team of revenue, Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs conducted Market checking in Tehsil Keegam.

A sum of Rs. 3900 has been recovered from erring Shopkeepers. Rotten and expired items have been destroyed on spot. Erring shopkeepers have been warned against the illegal transactions.