Agri Deptt’s enforcement wing inspect markets

SRINAGAR: The officials of the enforcement wing of Agriculture Department, Kashmir on Wednesday took stock of the availability in various districts of valley.
During the inspection the team headed by District Law Enforcement Officer Baramulla and Kupwara inspected various godowns/ outlets of Tree Spray Oil (TSO) and directed them to make available the quality products of various TSO on affordable prices.
During the inspection M/s Lone Enterprises Haiderbeigh Pattan was involved in unauthorised sale/distribution of various products of TSO and were found running business in contravention of Insecticides Act-1968 and rules made there under. A quantity of 40 litres of TSO was put under sale stop orders.
The manufacturing companies/distributors/retailers of Tree Spray Oil were asked to make availability of TSO/Horticulture Mineral Oils (HMOs) to the orchardists on affordable prices and distributors/ dealers have been warranted of strict action if found involved in creating scarcity and black marketing. Further raids and inspections shall continue in various districts in coming days.