Jammu and Kashmir News
RAMBAN, AUGUST 04- A team of Legal Metrology Department (LMD) headed by Assistant controller, Kapil Jamwal conducted inspection of various business establishments on the national highways from Batote to Ramban and booked several traders for violation of Legal Metrology Act.
The team penalized 4 traders on the spot and charged a total fine of Rs 9000 from them.
The LMD team directed all the traders to use only verified weights and measures for business transactions and display MRP, PKD, Net Contents and complete address and Consumer Care Number on the commodities to be sold in package form.
The department has also warned the unscrupulous traders to desist away from using unfair trade practices and appealed the consumers to remain vigilant while purchasing the commodities.