2nd Dec 2022 12:12:AM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Kimin, Dec 1: Continuing with its relentless efforts to streamline markets and to make all the educational institutions and religious places of the district alcohol and tobacco free, the District Administration, Papum Pare conducted market inspection from Lichi village to Kimin market on Wednesday.
The Inspection team was led by Nabam Tarang, CO, Kakoi  and Tai Arun, Trade Development Officer (TDO), Yupia.
During the inspection, shopkeepers and the public were informed about the procedure for obtaining new trading license. Shopkeepers were further cautioned regarding penalties levied on illegal selling of unauthorized items. Awareness about Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) 2003 which prohibits selling of Gutka and Tobacco products to person below the age of 18 years, and in places within 100 yards radius from the educational institutions was also emphasized.
The inspection team also seized large quantities of liquor and tobacco products, mostly from shops and 'Gumtis' near schools in Hawa Camp and Kimin which were later disposed off.
Next market inspection is scheduled for December 2 at Kakoi under Kimin Sub-Division and later at Balijan Sub-Division.

Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
      She is a graduate in Science with post graduation in Sociology from University of Pune. She has been in the media industry for nearly a decade. Before turning to print business, she has been associated with radio and television.
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