Ramban: Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, Mussarat Islam, who is also the District Controller General of Price, today re-fixed the retail prices of various commodities in Ramban district.
The DC also convened a meeting of representatives of various business organizations dealing in fresh supplies including fruits, vegetables, dairy products, poultry and mutton etc. and discussed various issues pertaining to demand and supply in Ramban, especially during the Holy Ramdan and Holy Navratri.
Assistant Director, FCS&CA, Dr. Dr. Nasir Ahmed Bhat, Area Marketing Officer, Sunil Kumar Bakshi and other officers attended the meeting.
After threadbare discussions and taking into account the suggestions of the committee, the DC fixed the rates of Mutton, Chicken, Milk and Milk products under notification for which orders were subsequently issued.
The DC directed Tehsildars, Assistant Director, FCS&CA, Ramban, Designated Officer, Food Safety, Chief Executive Officer/Executive Officer Municipal Council/Municipal Committees, Assistant Controller, Legal Metrology, Tehsil Supply Officer (FCS&CA) concerned, Authorized representatives of Sheep and Animal Husbandry departments and SHO P/S concerned to ensure the implementation of the notified rates in letter and spirit in the district.
The shopkeepers were also directed to cover eatables with cloth/mirror besides maintaining hygienic conditions in their wholesale/retail outlets.
They were also directed to display rate lists at prominent places in their shops for convenience of the consumers, besides using only electronic weighing machines. Any deviation in the laid down conditions shall be dealt strictly as per the law, added.