Srinagar, March 20: Legal Metrology
Department (LMD) Kashmir has realized Rs 40 Lakh revenue this fiscal.
The information was given here at a
meeting chaired by Controller, Ali Afsar Khan.
Joint Controller, Legal Metrology
Kashmir V. S. Sambyal , Deputy Controller (Enforcement) Kashmir, Deputy
Controller (S.S taxi/Lab), all Assistant Controllers and Inspectors of Legal
Metrology Kashmir Division were present in the meeting.
During the meeting, the performance
of various districts of Kashmir division was discussed vis a vis the
achievements made against the departmental targets fixed for the financial year
2018-19. It was informed that Legal Metrology, Kashmir has realized a sum total
of Rs 40, 97,380 as penal sum from various offenders based upon 3576
challan cases that were booked by the officers of the department for the
financial year 2018-19. Further, a sum total of Rs. 49, 81,329.00 was realized
as revenue on account of stamping of weights and measures.
The department also settled 131
consumer complaints out of 144 complaints received for financial year 2018-19.
Directions were passed to all the concerned Officers to double up their efforts
so that the target achievement is ensured cent percent by the end of the
current financial year. During the review meeting ways and means to improve
enforcement work of the department in various districts of the Kashmir Division
were also discussed.
Directions were passed to the
Officers to ensure timely and speedy redressal of consumer complaints
particularly consumer complaints vis a vis cooking gas and other essential
commodities. Legal Metrology Officers were directed to ensure proper monitoring
of home delivery of cooking gas to the consumers strictly as per rates notified
by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India from time to