UDHAMPUR: A team of Legal Metrology Department, Udhampur led by Assistant Controller, Anita Sharma conducted surprise market inspection here Tuesday morning.
During the inspection, various commercial establishments including kiryana shops, fruit/vegetable stalls, hardware stores, gold smith shops, gas agencies and petrol pumps were inspected by the team. Sixteen traders were booked on-spot and a fine of Rs.23,000 was realized from the defaulters.
In an official statement, the Assistant Controller appealed the consumers to “remain vigilant and check rates, date of packing and complete address of the manufacturer during shopping”. She also directed the traders not to indulge in any unfair trade practice.