LMD fines erring traders

KISHTWAR: Teams of Legal Metrology Department (LMD) Kishtwar conducted extensive inspection of business establishments in Kishtwar, Shalimar, Hasti, Kandni, Drabshalla areas of the District.
Ten traders were booked for violating various rules and regulations such as use of un-verified legal weighing instruments besides under weighing. A fine of Rs. 14100 was reaslised from them. The department directed the concerned to use only verified weights/measures for commercial transactions and to refrain from unfair trade practices.