ANANTNAG: Acting on the public complaints about over charging on refill cylinders, the field executives of Legal Metrology Department (LMD) on Thursday conducted surprise inspection and intercepted several home delivery vans.
During the inspection it was observed that home delivery boys were indulging in overcharging by an amount ranging from 30 to 70 rupees. The authorities have fixed Rs 812 as the rate of gas for the month of January 2019 of which Rs 287 is subsidy amount. The team booked three home-delivery boys on spot and slapped a fine of Rs 12000 on them.
Meanwhile, the LMD has advised the consumers not to pay more than fixed rate and in case of overcharging, file complaint on Toll Free no 18001807114.