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Date :4/30/2022
Press Release on 30th April 2022
Inspection of Meat/ Chicken Shops on the eve of Eid-ul-Fiter

On the directions of Commissioner JMC, Ms. Avny Lavasa, IAS joint team of Jammu Municipal Corporation and Sheep Husbandry Deptt. Jammu under the supervision of Municipal Veterinary Officer, Dr. Sushil Kumar Sharma conducted a surprise drive of Meat/ Chicken Shops operating in different areas of Jammu City to ensure the sale of wholesome and good quality meat to the consumers on the eve of Eid-ul-Fiter. The drive started from Sidhra and covered CPO Chowk Panjtirthi, Newplot, Janipur, Bantalab, Paloura, B.C Road etc. During the drive, various Meat/ Chicken shops were inspected and about 40 kg of sub standard meat was seized and later on disposed of properly along with a fine to the tune of Rs. 29,700/- was also imposed on the defaulters for selling unstamped/ unwholesome meat to the consumers. Municipal Veterinary Officer, Dr. Sushil Kumar Sharma also gave on spot instructions to the Meat/ Chicken sellers to maintain hygienic environment in and around their shops and make availability of good quality meat to the consumers during the festive season. He said that such surprise checking will continue in near future as well to ensure that the consumers can get healthy, wholesome and disease free meat at Govt. approved rates.