Dimapur, September 20: Following reports of some DM lessees/ contractors of urban utility fees collection are issuing duplicate (Xerox) challan instead of original receipt issued by the DMC office, as well as collecting excess amount other than the rate fixed by DMC, the Adminstrator, Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC), Albert Ezung has directed the lessee/contractor to strictly adhere to the terms and conditions of the lease agreement and not to indulge in any collection of amount that are contrary to the rate fixed by DMC.
The DMC warned that any violation or deviation from the directives shall result in automatic termination of the lease/contract besides penal action.
Alternative to plastic
Meanwhile the DMC has notified all shop owners/ traders under its jurisdiction to purchase alternative plastic bags such as cloths/ jute/ paper bags etc from the DMC office at nominal market rate. (Page News Service)