Market checking in Bandipora; Rs 15000 fine realised

BANDIPORA: Joint market checking squads of various departments continued their market checking of various markets in the district on Wednesday and realised a fine of around Rs 15,000 from erring shopkeepers under different Acts. During the inspection joint teams of Legal Metrology, Urban Local Bodies, Food Safety, Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and revenue lead by Assistant Controller Legal Metrology inspected various markets in Bandipora including Gousia Market, Khadim Market, Nowpora, Neberpora, Gulshan Chowk and Jamia Jadeed, Kaloosa, Watrina, Aloosa, Madder, Arin, Konan and Ajas conducted surprise check of various shops including vegetable and fruit selling outlets, meat sellers, restaurants, drug stores, road side vendors and general stores and realized fine of Rs 15,000 from the erring shopkeepers for overcharging and for violating Legal Metrology Laws and government approved rate list.