KMC on pork rates, street food vendors

KOHIMA | Publish Date: 10/10/2018 11:47:46 AM IST

Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) has informed consumers that the rate of pork has been enhanced to Rs.220 per kg within KMC jurisdiction with effect from October 4. 

Administrator KMC Kovi Meyase in a release stated that the decision was made during its meeting on September 26. 

There shall be no separate rates for any “so-called local pork” or any other categories for which defaulters shall be penalised as per relevant provisions of the law and public have been advised to report any contraventions to the KMC administrator for immediate remedial measures.

KMC, through another notification has directed all food vendors to stop selling their goods on the foot paths.

The KMC administrator in the notification stated that even after several notices, the vendors were still selling their goods on the footpaths causing inconveniences to both pedestrians and traffic.

It has warned that defaulters found violating this notice during inspection shall have their goods seized without any further notice and penalized as per the provisions of the Nagaland Municipal Act 2001. 

The seized items will be distributed to orphanage homes, old age homes, the Jail and Mental hospital.


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