Food & Civil Supplies Department visits hotels & restaurants at Namchi Bazar

Namchi, 24th January: In compliance with the meeting held on 20th January 2023 chaired by the District Collector, Namchi District, today i.e. on 24/01/2023, DCSO/Namchi and Inspector, Legal Metrological Unit Cell of Food & Civil Supplies Department visited hotels/restaurants in and around Namchi Bazar. During the inspection, it was found that most of the Sweet shops and fast food have not maintained hygiene as has to be and no commercial cylinders were found and in lieu, they are found using domestic cylinders and empty commercial cylinders were found kept aside to mislead the inspecting personnel. It is reiterated that commercial establishments are not allowed to use domestic cylinders. During the course of the inspection of commercial establishments at Char Dham Solophok also found using domestic cylinders duly keeping empty commercial cylinders aside. Some of the shops at Char Dham are found running without valid licenses whereas only a few standard hotels are found fulfilling the minimum required standard. The inspection of hotels/restaurants will be continued throughout the district upon the direction of the District Authority or complaints received from complainants.
The detailed inspection reports have been submitted to the District Collector for further necessary direction.
(Press Release from DCSO/Namchi)