The district administration has issued instructions not to open grocery shops and department stores in the Kathmandu Valley for one week from today.
The Kathmandu administration has made alternative arrangements for the purchase of food items as grocery stores and department stores will not be open from today till May 4.
According to the District Administration Office, Kathmandu, one can buy essential food items from Nepal Food and Trade Company Limited and Salt Trading Corporation.
After ordering essential food items, Nepal Food and Trade Company Limited and Salt Trading Corporation have made arrangements to buy and sell food locally through mobile vehicles.
The administration has provided a number to contact the people of Nepal Food and Trade Company Limited and Salt Trading in case of any problem related to food.
These are the numbers provided by the administration
Nepal Food Management and Trade Company Limited
Chief Executive Officer, Mohan Prakash Chand: 9851320314
Head of Department, Bhim Bahadur Thapa: 9851136785
Regional Head, Thapathali Gyanu Thapa: 985112788
Salt Trading Corporation Limited
Chief Executive Officer, Urmila Shrestha: 95102256
Deputy Executive Officer, Kumar Rajbhandari: 9851033303
Head of Department, Sabal Rijal: 9851113660
Officer, Prajwal Pradhan: 9841332990, 9813272563