KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 22
In the review period, the department inspected a total of 1,071 firms of which 315 firms that tried to cheat consumers by taking advantage of the festive season were penalised.
Among the total firms that it inspected, the department has halted the business of 28 firms.
Similarly, cases have been filed in the court against five firms. The firms that have faced penalty include electronic shops, clothing stores, food stores, grocery shops, departmental stores, livestock traders, vegetable shops, liquor shops and sweet shops, among others.
Amid this, as per the department, a total of Rs 11.8 million was collected through the fines imposed on the erring businesses. The dep