The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) on Saturday sealed Pizza Hut located in Guwahati’s Lalganesh area for violations of the terms and regulations for running the business of a restaurant.
“The Health and Enforcement Branches of Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) conducted a raid and sealed “M/s Pizza Hut”, Devyani International Limited, located at Lokhra Road, Lalganesh, Ward no. 17, Guwahati for violation of terms and conditions for running the business of a restaurant on December 31, 2022,” GMC said in a statement.
“Based on a public complaint, inspections were carried out where violations like nonproduction of trade licence, improper installation of exhaust chimney causing nuisance, improper installation of LPG cylinders near a high voltage electric transformer and a generator creating fire safety issues to public, pedestrians, neighbours, etc were detected,” it said.
“Repeated notices were served to M/s Pizza Hut to rectify the aforesaid violations but the trader failed to remove all of the violations,” it added.
“Moreover, M/s Pizza Hut did not submit the copy of fire NOC of the building premises to the concerned branch of GMC as sought for in the notices. Therefore, in view of above and in exercise of the powers conferred under section 404 of the Guwahati Municipal Corporation Act, 1969, as amended and in the interest of public service, the trade licence of M/s Pizza Hut was revoked and the trade was sealed today on 31st December 2022,” the statement further added.