Jammu and Kashmir News
SRINAGAR, AUGUST 24: The Legal Metrology Department (LMD) under the supervision of Deputy Controller LMD along with the J&K Police carried a comprehensive drive to ensure that the auto rickshaws plying in Srinagar were duly operating under proper fare-meters here today. The team conducted about 70 inspections at various places in Srinagar.
During the inspections, 16 auto-rickshaw drivers were booked by the Deputy Controller LMD for violation of different section of J&K Weights and Measures Enforcement Act, 1997.
Further more the auto rickshaw drivers were directed on spot to comply with the rules and regulations.
The auto rickshaw drivers were strictly warned to avoid charges based on flat rates or otherwise, failing which strict action will be initiated against them as per rules.
The department will continue to carry out regular inspections to ensure consumer protection and welfare.