The checking was aimed to ensure quality, to curb black marketing, profiteering of essential commodities and to keep vigil on erring shopkeepers. Checking team interacted with the shopkeepers and urged them to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines issued by administration for the public benefit. They also requested them to display rate lists at their respective shops.
During the market checking, fine to the tune of Rs 8200 was also realized from erring shopkeepers, besides two shops were also sealed and 50 Kg of rotten Vegetables/Fruits were destroyed.
Shopkeepers were also advised to use face masks, gloves, sanitizers, hand washes etc to maintain hygiene in their establishments, and were requested not to indulge in overpricing, black marketing, hoarding.
General public have appreciated the act of police and hoped such drives would continue in future as well.