ISLAMABAD- Chief Commissioner Islamabad Hamid Ali Khan said that Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration would ensure strict implementation of minimum wages act. He said the notification with regard to fixation of minimum wages of workers Rs 6,000 per month of private institutions i.e. factories, commercial and industrial units has come into force with effect from July 01, 2008 and in this regard directions had been issued to all concerned officials to ensure strict implementation of minimum wages act. ICT administration had constituted special teams for checking the compliance by all the concerned private institutions. Meanwhile, administration had also directed all the concerned private institutions to ensure that the payments to the workers should be made as fixed by the government with effect from July 01, 2008. Meanwhile, Chief Commissioner said that ICT had launched special campaign to ensure the quality of foodstuff during the monsoon season. In this regard, special teams headed by the magistrates and district health officer had started checking of hotels, restaurants, bakeries and butcher shops to ensure the quality of food items. District Health Officer Dr Amirzada Khan said that in this regard, 02 butcher shops and 05 hotels were challand for poor sanitary and hygienic conditions. Samples of meat, sweets and other bakery items were also taken and sent to the laboratory. The ICT administration and CDA had jointly launched anti-encroachment operation in the rural areas and all encroachments and illegal constructions were being removed from the rural areas.  Deputy Commissioner Amer Ali Ahmad informed that special protective measures had been taken around the streams and nullahs falling in the low-lying areas to protect them from floods.