Ludhiana:Registration of the eateries and outlets for getting the license as deadline has crossed multiple times, people who did not even register their eating joints and got the license for their outlets have gone lazy over it.
“No one is coming to register their eating joints and getting the license for their outlets since people were provided with the six months more extension from health department” told one of the health officers.
However, district health department got a good response from common public for registration of the eateries and outlets for getting the license. As wherever health department have put up camp in past years to eateries in the different areas of the city under Food and Safety Act guidelines, good number of eateries owners came to register them.
The big outlets came to get the license in their offices”, told health officer. He added after this extension that no one will be registered and an action would be taken against them by the department. However, delay in this has been not under knowledge so far due to which registration process is in between.
It is pertinent to mention that under the Food Safety Act now every small and big vendor of the city has to register their shops, rehri or kiosk with the health department otherwise, they would not be able to run their shops in the city.
It has now become the basic requirement for selling any type of eatables in the city now.
Persons who have the monthly sale of the rupees twelve lakhs need to register with the district health department and person with the sale of above the twelve lakhs need to have the license from district health department otherwise, they would face legal action.
Moreover, the big outlet premises must also have the food safety