RAJOURI JUNE 29: A team of Legal Metrology Department Rajouri today charged Rs 18600 fine from the erring traders during checking here in the main market.
The team inspected Karyana shops, Vegetable- Fruit shops, Bakery, Mutton, Chicken shops, Hardware stores. A composition of Rs 18600 was imposed on the traders found violating the Weights and Measures rule.
The team was led by Assistant Controller Legal Metrology Rajouri, Kuldeep Raj.
The erring traders were directed by the department to desist from unfair trade practices and use only verified weights and Measures in commercial transactions.
Traders were also directed to display MRP, PKD, Net contents and complete address of the manufacturer/ packer on the packaged commodities and do not overcharge from the consumers, failing which strict legal action will be initiated against defaulters.