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FCS&CA recovers Rs 896950, penalizes 1724 defaulters this year

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SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 23: Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) has recovered a fine of Rs 8, 96,950, while as it penalized 1724 defaulters during this year, so far, in its market checking drive conducted in the Kashmir Division.

According to a progress report of the Department’s Enforcement Wing, around 5455 establishments were inspected from January 2017 to October 2017. The highest number of fine realized was Rs 1, 43,500 in June during which 690 food business units were inspected for violating various provisions of Food Safety & Standards Act.

As many as 79 defaulters have been penalized and Rs 31, 550 was recovered as fine from them during the current month so far, the report said.


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