Srinagar, Nov 30: The field executives of Legal Metrology department in the city Srinagar conducted inspection of various localities including Soura, Hazratbal, Lalbazar,Natipora, Chanpora, Baghat. Rawalpora and booked a number of erring traders for violation of Legal Metrology Laws.
Even the department received a number of complaints against the bakers for keeping underweight kashmiri chut/Chuchwaroo/Lawassa but none of the complaints was found genuine. The competent authority has fixed a price of Rs 5 for 60 gram chut/Chuchwaroo/Lawassa.
The baker has to mandatorily keep a weighing scale at shop premises with which a consumer can himself check the weight of kashmiri breads in case he doubts the underweighment by the baker.
The dept however booked some bakers for not keeping the scale and a penal sum of about Rs5000 was colleted from the such defaulters. (CNS)