JORHAT, April 26 - The Jorhat district administration has allowed sale of fish seeds in Jorhat town with the imposition of certain conditions.
An order passed by an Additional District Magistrate of Jorhat on Saturday, stated that arrangements have been made for sale and distribution of fish seeds to community tanks and individuals in Jorhat town through sellers identified by the District Fishery Development Officer, Jorhat.
The order said that vendors will be permitted to collect fish seeds from the allotted place only and will be allowed to sell strictly within the areas notified to them (vendors) from 7 am to 3 pm daily. Only healthy and fresh fish seeds certified by the District Fishery Development Officer, Jorhat, will be allowed for sale and any complaint in this regard will attract penal action, the order mentioned.
The order stated that the vendors will have to maintain personal hygiene by wearing masks, hand gloves, maintain social distancing and not spit in public places while carrying out their activities.
The order also said that for movement of persons/vehicles in this regard permission has to be obtained from e-pass cell, Jorhat and the entire process of sale and distribution of fish seeds will be monitored by the District Fishery Development Officer, Jorhat and his staff under the control of Jorhat district administration and reports submitted daily.
Prohibitory order: The Jorhat District Magistrate by an order passed on Saturday under Section 144 of Cr PC, Section 34 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, has imposed ban on manufacture and sale of gutka, tobacco etc., and has also prohibited spitting at public places in the district.
The order mentioned that any violation of the prohibitions imposed will be dealt strictly under Section 188 of the IPC.