LMD Samba conducts surprise inspection, imposes Rs 25900 penalty

LMD Samba conducts surprise inspection, imposes Rs 25900 penalty

SAMBA: A team of the Legal Metrology Department, Samba headed by the Assistant Controller Ajay Kumar Verma along with Inspector Narinder Makhnotra conducted intensive checking of various business establishments in Samba and booked 14 defaulters for violations of various provisions of J&K Standard of Weights and Measures Enforcement Act 2011(Amended) and Packages Commodities Rules and imposed a fine of Rs 25900.
The Department has directed the traders to use only those Weights and Measures and Weighing and Measuring Instruments for business transactions which have been duly verified and authenticated by the Legal Metrology Department and ensure that Maximum Retail Price (MRP),Date of packing(PKD), Net Contents and complete address of the Manufacturer/Packer and Customer Care Number have been declared on the commodities to be sold in package form as per the Legal Metrology Packages Commodities Rules.

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