Sunday, 24 September 2017

No compulsion to print MRP on Food Packet in Railways

On the instructions of the new Railway Minister Piyush Goyel, Railway board recently issued a notification lisiting the details to be printed on the food packets /casserole. Incidently, This did not include the maxuimm retail price ( MRP) .

RTI Activist Anil Galgali has wriiten to The Railway board, As well as the Railway Minister, pointing out this error which may be misused by the Railway contractor and sellers to cheat the passangers. The notification dated 19 September 2017, issued by Sanjiv Garg, Add Member, Tourism and Catering, stated that " Hon'ble Minister of Railway has desired " each food box and Casserole shall now have to print 4 points details. These details include, Name of the supplier and Contractor, Weigh/grams, date of packing and Distinction symbol of Veg/Non Veg food item. 

Anil Galgali has demanded that this notification be rectified to include the MRP, which should be compulsary printed in each food packet/casserole.

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