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Market checking intensified in Shopian

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SHOPIAN, JULY 03: With a view to safeguard the interest of consumers, the Legal Metrology unit of District Shopian under the supervision of Assistant Controller conducted inspection of various markets of district Shopian and booked 51cases against the erring traders for violation of different provisions of The Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) (Amendment) Act 2011 during the current Financial year and a fine/composition of `43000/- were realized.

During the drive the Department booked various trades including 02 Electronic dealers,01 Bakery Shop for selling packaged products without MRP (Maximum Retail Price) besides the department booked 02 Petrol retail outlets for short delivery. During the same period, 836 numbers of Weighing and Measuring instruments were standardized and a stamping fee of `41715/- was collected.

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