Srinagar, June 14: The field executives of Legal Metrology department inspected about 300 commercial establishments in city Srinagar of which 43 traders were found using defective weights & measures in their business premises.
The challan cases were made out against them for violating Legal Metrology laws and a penal sum of Rs 44,950 was collected from the defaulters. Moreover, during the inspection a retailer was found offering for sale the dates in packed form without carrying the mandatory declaration MRP on the label for which a penal sum of Rs 3000 was slapped on him.
Further, another retailer was found selling Tamarind packs without carrying PKD, MRP, address of Packer ,Consumer care details. The trader as well as the supplier was penalised at Rs 10,000/= for the lapse. (CNS)