Tripura Authorized Metrology Division Collects Income Price Of Rs 1.66 Crores : Minister

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  • Abhijit Nath, NET Correspondent, Tripura 

Agartala, July 21, 2022 : The Authorized Metrology division verified weights and measuring devices of 39,198 merchants within the 2021-22 monetary 12 months and 486 individuals have been charged penalty for varied issues whereas the division collected Rs 1.66 crore as income, mentioned Meals, Civil Provides and Client Affairs minister Manoj Kanti Deb on Wednesday.

In the meantime, the Authorized Metrology division additionally monitored the markets in the course of the lockdown interval as a result of COVID-19 pandemic throughout the state with a view to defend the curiosity of the customers. Nonetheless, the division has collected Rs 9,86,500 from 267 merchants as penalty for dishonest clients.

Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the Authorized Metrology group office-cum-working normal laboratory constructing within the premises of Mohanpur SDM workplace, Meals and Civil Provides minister Deb mentioned “The Division of Authorized Metrology has an vital position in shopper safety within the state. It’s the duty of this division to make sure the proper weight of the packaged items, that the packaged items aren’t offered at costs larger than the printed value and so forth. With the opening of this workplace, merchants of Mohanpur sub-division will be capable of avail varied amenities from right here.

He mentioned “The Division of Authorized Metrology carried out verification of weights and measuring devices of 39 thousand 198 merchants within the final monetary 12 months whereas 486 individuals have been fined as a result of issues on this case. Final 12 months, the income collected by the workplace was Rs 1 crore 66 lakhs. Moreover, in the course of the lockdown as a result of Covid-19, common surveillance was stored on the markets by the division to guard the curiosity of the consumers and 9 lakh 86 thousand 500 rupees had been collected from 267 merchants who broke the legislation.”

Talking on the programme, Schooling minister and native MLA Ratanlal Nath mentioned “The current authorities of the state has taken initiatives to deliver administrative amenities to the arms of the individuals. Numerous steps have already been taken for this objective. Each division of the state authorities is working so that folks can get varied administrative amenities very simply.”

He mentioned {that a} whole quantity of 24 lakh 86 thousand rupees has been spent on the development of this workplace constructing. The Schooling Minister additionally mentioned that the state authorities is working with the slogan ‘Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Prayas’. There are numerous schemes in varied departments of the central and state governments. The amenities of those tasks are being delivered to the individuals of various sections of the society. Numerous departments try to make sure that frequent individuals don’t face any downside in availing the advantages of assorted schemes.

On this programme, Secretary of the Meals division Sharadindu Chowdhury gave a welcome speech and division’s director Tapan Kumar Das gave a vote of thanks. Mohanpur Panchayat Samiti Chairman Reena Debbarma presided over the operate. Mohanpur Municipal Council Chairperson Anita Debnath, Vice-Chairperson Shankar Deb, Mohanpur SDM Aniruddha Roy and others had been current.


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