Staff Reporter

VIJAYAWADA: The government has enhanced the licence fee for factories for the year 2007. It should be paid through challan before November 27 and the original should be sent to the Deputy Chief Inspector of Factories. An interest of 2 per cent would be collected from managements that fail to pay the fee before the last date. The fee for the year 2008 should be paid by December 31, according to a press release.