A team of officers of Drug and Food Control Organization (DFCO) and Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) conducted surprise checks and raids in Iqbal Park and Karan Nagar areas of Srinagar city amidst complaints that certain drug and food establishments are indulging in sale of flood hit medicines and food articles to consumers.
It was found that the establishments namely M/s Bindroo Brothers and M/s Angel Pharmacy, both at opposite Iqbal Park, M/s Owais Medicate, , M/s Valley Medicate, M/s International Medicate and M/s Friends Medicate at Karan Nagar Srinagar were indulged in unethical trade practices by displaying flood hit commodities for sale.
The establishments were forced to shut their operations forthwith till such time a satisfactory compliance report with respect to their hygienic condition and good trade practices is furnished by Empowered Inspectorate staff.
The trade fraternity has been impressed upon to live up to the expectations of masses by taking all precautionary and preventive measures ensuring that such acts of omission could not by committed and repeated as well. The traders have been warned of strict administrative action if anyone is found indulging in such practices. The general public is also requested to contact on these Mobiles Numbers 9419017140, 9419086006, 9419005620 and 9419017150 for redressal of their grievances.