Kathmandu lockdown: Contact these numbers if you need groceries when shops are shut

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Kathmandu, May 27

After stakeholders criticised the government’s decision to shut grocery shops also during the extended prohibitory period beginning from Friday, the Kathmandu District Administration Office says it will manage the delivery of essential foodstuffs at the local level during the period.

The DAO says the government-owned Food Management and Trading Company and Salt Trading Corporation Limited will deliver the goods as demanded by the citizens.

The office has said the companies will deliver goods in coordination with the concerned local governments.

The companies have sufficient stocks of rice, lentils and pulses, cooking oil and salt among others, according to Kathmandu’s Assistant Chief District Officer Uma Kanta Adhikari.


Contact the following numbers if you need any grocery during the period the shops will be closed:

Food Management and Trading Company

  1. CEO Mohan Prakash Chand: 9851320314
  2. Department Head Bhim Bahadur Thapa: 9851136785
  3. Province Chief Gyanu Thapa: 9851121788

Salt Trading Corporation Limited

  1. CEO Urmila Shrestha: 9851022564
  2. Deputy CEO Kumar Rajbhandari: 9851033303
  3. Department Head Sabal Rijal: 9851113660
  4. Officer Prajwal Pradhan: 9841332990, 9813272563

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