KUPWARA: Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, Imam Din conducted a surprise inspection of Medical Fair Price Shop (FPS) at Sub District Hospital Kupwara, today.
He was accompanied by Chief Medical Officer, Dr. kausar Amin and Drug Inspector.
During the inspection, the license holder of the Fair Price Shop was not found present in the shop, instead, the Medical shop was run by a salesmen. Besides, FPS had no visible sign board.
On the occasion, Deputy Commissioner directed CMO and other concerned officers to initiate action under relevant rules against the Fair Price Shop owner and cancel the license of the shop owner.
Besides, the Deputy Commissioner directed the concerned officers to ensure that all Fair Price Shops running in the district should be checked periodically to ensure patients do not face any inconvenience.
Meanwhile, he informed that health care is the top most priority of the district administration and every possible efforts are being taken to improve the health sector in the district.