Hyderabad January 28/2012 (Hyderabad Deccan News) : The legal metrology department has started special drives against the short weighment, excess MRP and cheating by the traders to protect consumers. These drives are mainly against items of mass consumption so that general public could be benefited. All these raids against specific timings and specific items are decided personally by V.K.Singh, IPS Controller of legal Metrology Department, Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad.
As per the specific instructions of the controller, Legal Metrology Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad a special drive has been conducted on 28-01-2012 at various cinema theatres and weigh bridges in the entire state by the executives of the Legal Metrology and booked 208 cases. They have inspected the weigh bridges for accuracy and excess charging of eatables in cinema halls, in the theatres the vendors are charging more that MRP for the items sold.
The consumers are requested to make a complaint on the following Toll Free No. 1860 425-3333 for any charging of excess price than the MRP on packages at any cinema theatres or other places and in case of inaccuracy of weighment/measurement of any item.
Metrology department has taken serious on weighment and excess MRP charged by vendors
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