Food delivery start-ups operating without license can now be fined Rs 5 Lakhs

As the COVID related lockdown continues and the pandemic surges, Homemade food catering and delivery seems to be a popular start-up idea. But, now the State Food Safety Department has stated that unregistered and unlicensed food delivery businesses can be fined Rs 5 Lakhs and the owners can be jailed for upto 6 months. According to the food safety department rules, any restaurant with a revenue of and over Rs 12 lakhs needs a licence. Eateries earning less than Rs 12 lakhs, need to be registered.

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As the COVID related lockdown continues and the pandemic surges, Homemade food catering and delivery seems to be a popular start-up idea. But, now the State Food Safety Department has stated that unregistered and unlicensed food delivery businesses can be fined Rs 5 Lakhs and the owners can be jailed for upto 6 months.

According to the food safety department rules, any restaurant with a revenue of and over Rs 12 lakhs needs a licence. Eateries earning less than Rs 12 lakhs, need to be registered.

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