Dimapur, June 3: Following reports that some shop owners are charging certain fees while giving quotation to beneficiaries desiring to avail loan under PMEGP scheme, DC Mon, Thavaseelan K. IAS has notified that such practices are in violation of the directives issued by the Government.
The DC directed all shop owners to stop such practices. He warned that violator(s) will be penalized under relevant provision of the law and their shop permits will be cancelled.
In another notification, the DC Mon notified that animals cannot transmit COVID-19, and that shoot-at-sight orders issued by ward or village authorities/individuals/groups is a criminal offence under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960. “If anyone harms or threatens your pet, you have every right to file a First Information Report (FIR),” he advised.
The DC also requested pet owners to vaccinate their pets and feed them on time, and to make time to walk their dog for about 30 minutes at the least. (Page News Service)