Surgical mask prices set at Rs 16

KOHIMA, MARCH 31 (MExN): The Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Nagaland State Drugs Conrol Administration has ordered all retail pharmacy outlets within the state of Nagaland to adhere by the ceiling rate of Rs.16 for 3 ply surgical masks with immediate effect. This was stated in pursuance of the order issued by Ministry of Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution. The order from the Additional Drugs Controller, Nagaland, WH Patton cautioned that failure to comply with the directive would invite stern administrative and legal action.