LMD team books 10 traders
KATHUA: The Legal Metrology Department Kathua on Tuesday charged Rs 14,200 fine from traders for violation of various provisions of J and K Weights and Measures Enforcement Act 1997and Package Commodities Rules.
On the directions of the District Development Commissioner Kathua Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary a team of LMD led by the Assistant Controller Ajay Verma conducted intensive checking of business establishment, including provision stores, Karayana stores, sweet shops, vegetable sellers, meat sellers, rice mills, at Main Bazaar Kathua, Mahanpur, Billawer, Phinter, Dayalachack, and adjoining areas.
The team also inspected ration depots at Village Huttar Teh Billawar.
During Inspection, 10 traders were booked for violation of various provisions of J and K Weights and Measures Enforcement Act 1997and Package Commodities Rules and they were charged a fine of Rs 14,200 .
The inspecting team directed 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.