Ratna Nagar (Chitwan), Sept 18: The Department of Commerce (DoC) from Wednesday started monitoring at hotels along the highway in the district.
As part of the monitoring campaign, the DoC on Wednesday monitored various hotels along the highway from Ram Nagar to Muglin in the district, Shreekanta Poudel, Section Officer at the Distric t Administration Office, Chitwan stated.
Along with the DoC, the Chitwan District Administration Office also was involved in the monitoring. A joint team from these bodies monitored altogether 14 hotels and food stores.
In course of the monitoring, the authorities found that most of the hotels were operating without registering. It also found that many hotels hid the food they had prepared in goat pens after getting information that the monitoring team was around.