Meeting of Dimapur Municipal Council and Dimapur Chamber of Commerce and wholesalers of essential commodities and hardware was held at DMC Conference hall on Thursday. Advisor in-charge of market rate and quality control cell, Atovi Zhimomi chaired the meeting which was called in regard to fixation of rate of essential commodities and hardware in Dimapur.
It was agreed upon by the house that the fixation of rate of essential commodities and hardware will be decided by the Market Rate and Quality Control Cell of the DMC.
Addressing the meeting, chief advisor DMC, Er. K. Keditsu said DCC and DMC must work as a team for the welfare of the people of Dimapur adding Dimapur would not prosper unless they work together.
Also speaking on the occasion, president Dimapur Chamber Commerce pledged to co-operate with the DMC.
DCC requested the DMC to allot two rooms at Millennium Market to DCC for office purpose and to which the council assured to address the matter.
The meeting also decided that DCC and the wholesalers would submit the rate proposal to the DMC and the DMC after surveying the market and cross examination in the interest of public and traders as well will approve the rate.
Only after the approval/fixation of rate by the competent authority the Dimapur Chamber of Commerce shall submit the same to deputy commissioner and Director, Food and Civil Supplies for information.
Replying to complaining of imposing taxation on non-taxable items, Atovi Zhimomi clarified that DMC was charging nominal fee as entry fee and not imposed tax on non-taxable items.