Handicraft dealers asked to register establishments

Deputy Director Handicrafts Quality Control, Srinagar has asked all the dealers dealing with handicrafts business in the tourist areas of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh divisions of the state and Shikara Hawkers in Dal and Nigeen Lake, to register or renew their shops and business establishment with the Directorate of Handicrafts without any delay and adhere to the rules of Tourist Trade Act.

According to the official statement, the dealers should refrain from indulging in any kind of malpractice which includes cheating, dishonesty, touting, impersonation, charging exorbitant prices, failure to display price on the labels, failure to give cash memo’s etc henceforth. The inspection teams are closely monitoring all such business activities and action as warranted under J&K Tourist Trade Act 1978 shall be initiated against defaulters. In case there is any kind of difficulty with regard to registration certificates, the dealers are advised to approach office of the Deputy Director Handicrafts, Quality Control, Solina Srinagar.