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Ranchi Legal Metrology head all praise for Telangana Government initiatives

Ranchi Legal Metrology head all praise for Telangana Government initiatives
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Rajeshwar Kumar, Director for Indian Institute of Legal Metrology, Ranchi, participated in one day workshop organized by Telangana Legal Metrology Department on Legal Metrology Act and Rules Officials from all the districts participated in this workshop

Hyderabad: Rajeshwar Kumar, Director for Indian Institute of Legal Metrology, Ranchi, participated in one day workshop organized by Telangana Legal Metrology Department on Legal Metrology Act and Rules. Officials from all the districts participated in this workshop.

Rajeshwar appreciated the efforts of Telangana government’s steps to safeguard consumer rights and benefits. He said, Telangana Legal Metrology Department has taken major steps for preventing pricing more than MRP, weights and measurement frauds, particularly safeguarding farmers getting seeds, fertilizers at actual price and accurate weight. Telangana Legal Metrology Department has shown path to other states for taking steps in preventing irregularities.

On Monday, Rajeshwar met Akun Sabharwal, Controller for Legal Metrology Department at Civil Supplies Bhavan. He said there was more requirement of creating awareness on rules and guidelines to manufacturers and consumers and also appreciated the measures taken up by the Legal Metrology Department on the complaints received from consumers at shopping malls, multiplexes, cinema theatre collecting higher rates more than MRP.

Akun Sabharwal said Legal Metrology Department has conducted raids on shopping malls, multiplexes, cinema halls, petrol bunks and weigh bridges, go-downs of branded companies, seeds-fertilizer outlets and cases of GST violations. In last three months 1,276 cases have been booked and Rs. 22 crore worth goods have been seized.`

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