Kulgam, Nov 17: The Legal Metrology Department (LMD) Kulgam under Assistant Controller MuzaffarWani on Tuesday slapped a fine of Rs: 20,000/ on Cemtac Cement Factory KhrewPulwama for selling the underweight Cement Bags to the consumers.
During the routine inspection of the market at QaimohKulgam, few Cement Bags were also checked during which it was noticed that they were underweight by around 1Kg against every claimed quantity of 50Kg bag. The stock was seized accordingly for violating the Legal Metrology norms.
The Company representatives namely Imtiyaz Ahmad and GH Mohammad visited the office and accepted the violation and pleaded to compound the Case. They provided the written declaration before undersigned in which they mentioned that the violation will not be repeated in future.
The Case was therefore compounded against the payment of RS: 20,000/. In the meanwhile the company was directed to take all such underweight cement bags including the seized stock back to the factory for its repacking as per the declared quantity. (CNS)