Enforcement officers to seize banned non-organic food items

Gangtok, Apr 3 (PTI) The Sikkim government has decided to designate enforcement officers to carry out seizure and disposal of non-organic and horticultural commodities banned in the Himalayan state, a notification issued by the state government has said.

The state has banned the entry of non-organic fruits and vegetables in the state from April 1.

The notification issued by SK Pradhan, Protocol Officer, Home Department, said ” The state government shall designate such number of persons as it thinks fit to be enforcement officers to carry out seizure and disposal of non -organic agricultural and horticultural commodities with effect from April 1, 2018. “