Srinagar, Dec 22: Controller Legal Metrology Department, R. K. Katoch, reviewed the working of Legal Metrology Department Kashmir here today.
Among others Joint Controller Amar Singh, Deputy Controllers of Kashmir, Assistant Controllers and other officers were present in the meeting.
Joint Controller apprised the meeting about various measures being taken up by the department towards ensuring adequate services to the consumers besides protecting their rights. He informed that Rs. 37,43,391 have been realized on account of stamping/ verification fee while as Rs. 28,49,700 have been realized as compounding fee in 2639 cases across the Province during the current financial year, so far, thus registering an increase to the amounts realized last year.
Controller asked the officers to gear up their men and machinery to ensure adequate supply of essentials and related services to the people of the Valley in view of severe winters. He asked them to make sure that regular market checking is conducted to ensure quality edibles to the consumers besides saving them from the menace of black marketing, profiteering and hoarding at the hands of unscrupulous elements.
Reviewing the working of various administrative units of the department, Controller complimented the Officers for their performance in achieving the assigned targets. He directed the officers to conduct regular consumer awareness camps which are vital for ensuring effective services to the people.