UDHAMPUR: The Department of Legal Metrology department (LMD) conducted extensive market checking in the district to safeguard the interests of consumers who are lured by attractive offers at big Marts especially during festive season.
The team of Legal Metrology headed by Assistant Controller Jaideep Singh Sambyal conducted checking at Air Plaza Retail Holdings Pvt Ltd with the brand name VISHAL Mega Mart at M.H road Udhampur.
The team booked a manufacturer of LPG Stove for unfair trade practices as LPG Stoves of specifications of 3 burner, 2 burner and 1 burner are of inferior metal as the actual weight verified was almost half of the weight declared on the package of three type of articles of that manufacturer.
All the deceptive packages were seized and Seizure Memo issued to the management of the company by the concerned Inspector.
Meanwhile, the team booked a famous bakery shop namely Sita Ram bakery at chabutra bazaar Udhampur for selling bakery biscuits inclusive of weight of pack.