LMD Reasi books two traders for overcharging


REASI, OCTOBER 05- On the direction of Deputy Commissioner Reasi Sushma Chauhan, a team of the legal metrology department Reasi under the supervision of the Assistant Controller Legal Metrology Reasi Rajesh Heera conducted extensive checking of various business establishment at Aghar Jitto and adjoining areas.

During the inspection the inspector Legal Metrology, Reasi Sumit Bhardwaj booked two traders for overcharging under J&K Weights and Measures Act and Packages Commodities Rules.

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The department has directed all the traders to use only verified weights and Measures for business transactions and ensure that all the package commodities sold to the consumers must bear the MRP, PKD, Net Content, complete address and consumer care number.

The department has also warned the unscrupulous traders to desist from using unfair trade practices to cheat the innocent consumers and also appealed to the consumers to remain vigilant while purchasing the commodities.