BARAMULLA, AUGUST 12: Legal Metrology Department (LMD) of district Baramulla under the supervision of Assistant Controller today conducted inspection of Gulmarg and Kunzer markets and booked 73 erring traders for overcharging of Maximum Retail Price (MRP) of different commodities in packaged form and for violation of different provisions of ‘The Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement, Amendment) Act, 2011/ Packaged Commodities, Rules, 2011’ and realized a composition of Rs. 28,750/- on the spot.
Earlier during this month, in a similar action against unscrupulous traders, a team of the department conducted inspection of different markets in Baramulla and booked 162 traders and realized a composition of Rs. 61,400/.
The Assistant Controller said that such inspections are being conducted on regular basis in the district to ensure that the illegal profiting is curbed in all the markets of the district.