Traders in Anantnag demand ease in opening of businesses

SRINAGAR: Traders from Anantnag town today called on Deputy Commissioner (DC), Anantnag K K Sidha and put forth their demand to ease the facility for opening of business establishments.
A delegation of representatives of various trade associations including Shopkeepers Association, Industrial Units Association, Transporters Association, Pharmaceutical Traders Association and Fruit Dealers Association called upon the DC at Dakbangalow.
The DC sought cooperation from the visiting representatives of trade bodies for opening business establishments and asked them to submit the plan for opening the market keeping in view the SOP’s and guidelines of COVID-19.
The DC also asked the traders’ to submit a plan regarding a time table for opening milk shops, fruit and vegetables shops, industrial units, readymade garment shops, mobile repair shops, electronic goods and transport movement.
The traders’ on the occasion demanded relief to the affected traders, transporters and fruit growers who have suffered heavy losses due to Covid-19 lockdown.
The DC assured traders for every possible support and sought cooperation from the traders in combating Covid infection; he also directed them to come forward for voluntary Covid testing as has already been started at fruit mandi today where 80 tests were conducted.
The meeting was attended by Assistant Commissioner, Assistant Regional Transport Officer and other officials from district administration.

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