This license serves as work authorization for entities/businesses that trade goods and services that affect the health of consumers in some way. Before starting a business, the entities must obtain a license. Restaurants, hotels, cafés, eating houses, guest houses, tea shops, boarding houses, cinemas, theatres, auditoriums, laundries, dry cleaners, salons, beauty salons, clubs, gyms, fitness clubs, spas, gas pumps, temporary markets, general stores, shops, and food sellers are all required to obtain a Health Trade License. The primary reason for the license's issuance is to protect the health of consumers who purchase various goods and services.
All enterprises selling goods and services related to food, medications, or other commodities that are auxiliary to food or medicines must obtain a license similarly, the License is required for services that affect consumer health.
According to Section 2 (59) of the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act (DMC), 1957, enterprises must get an MCD Health Trade License in order to engage in trade, manufacturing, storage, restaurant, and food supply activities. MCD Health Trade License Delhi is a requirement for any trader, manufacturer, or restaurant owner who wishes to work in the state of Delhi, failing which a heavy penalty will be imposed, and the business premises may be seized or closed in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). MCD Health Trade License Delhi also ensures to the citizens of the state that the business location is clean, that MCD rules and regulations are obeyed, and that trade activities are regulated and monitored. The municipal corporation issues health trade licenses. This license functions as a permit to operate a business that provides goods and services that have a direct impact on the general public's health. The entities must receive the licenses before they can start doing business. Ice factories, eating establishments such as restaurants and cafés, the selling of milk and milk products, medical shops, medicine manufacturing, and other enterprises require this license.