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Legal metrology dept to check auto meter tampering

After stickers to identify law-abiding auto drivers, the legal metrology department has jumped into theIn many states, auto drivers need to periodically get their meters checked by the controller of legal metrology or weights and measures department, which issues a clearance certificate. But in Tamil Nadu, RTOs were doing this so far under Motor Vehicles Act.Legal metrology department say they will...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Chennai

16 domestic LPG cylinders seized, 5 booked by Jandamp;K Legal Metrology

Metrology Department today seized 16 domestic LPG cylinders and booked five people in this winter capital of the state. A joint team of Legal Metrology department and representative of oil companies led by Joint Controller, Legal, Metrology, Amar Singh, Deputy Controller, Consumer Protection, Manoj Prabhakar and Senior Sales officer of HPCL Anees Quari this afternoon conducted extensive checking...
Source : Webindia123 |
Category : National

Govt nod to probe senior IPS officer in graft case

bribery case involving a deputy controller of legal metrology, the government has given permission to theTejdeep Kaur Menon, who was then legal metrology controller. Tejdeep Kaur Menon is now director-general (Special Protection Force).A decision to allow the ACB to initiate regular enquiry (RE) was taken by the brass of the general administration department (GAD) after getting the green signal from...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Surat

Three persons caught for selling tampered electronic scales

three well-known electronic scales merchants were found to be selling machines with adjustable weight display facility at Begum Bazaar on Thursday.The incident came to light when the legal metrology department's flying squad raided three licensed scale merchants__United Scales, Praja Scales and Majestic Scales, located near Topkana in Begum Bazaar.Legal metrology officials have seized electronic scales...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Trichy

Tampering of weighing machines has come down: Official

Sealing of electronic weighing instruments using wire and lead, on the lines of what is done in petrol pumps, has brought down the tampering of these machines, said legal metrology assistant controller SR Malli.The legal metrology department introduced the system from January 1 this year. Earlier, there was provision to tamper with the electronic weighing machines but sealing it with wire and lead...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Belgaum

ACB to probe assets of metrology inspectors

government has asked the anti-corruption branch (ACB) of the Goa police to probe into the assets of the inspectors of the legal metrology department, following complaints that some of them were demanding money while calibrating the tanks at petrol pumps.also said that investigations would begin from Thursday morning itself. Parrikar also said that out of the 11 legal metrology offices all over the...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Nashik

Legal metrology department ignores Tasmac fleecing

State Marketing Corporation (Tasmac) outlets in Chennai are infamous for fleecing tipplers by charging more than the retail price on liquor bottles. But the legal metrology department, which cracks down on MRP violations, has not found a single violation though several checks have been carried out since 2009.application filed by TOI, the legal metrology department said it had conducted 147 raids in...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Chennai

Yarn worth Rs 77 lakh seized from Birla Group companies in Bhiwandi

Godowns of Birla Group owned companies in Bhiwandi of Thane district were raided and yard worth around Rs 77 lakhs were seized, an official release from the officials of the Controller of Legal Metrology stated here today. The raids were conducted under the direct guidance of the Controller of Legal Metrology Ashok Dongre. The seized goods comprised of Yarn Manufactured by Century Rayon worth...
Source : Webindia123 |
Category : Headlines

Legal metrology raids on cement godowns

Manchiryal and registered six cases pertaining to various violations on Thursday. The controller of legal metrology has also suspended a district inspector of Adilabad for dereliction of duty.Legal metrology sleuths on Thursday raided godowns of Birla A1 Premium Orient Cement Limited, Maha Shakti cement,in Nacharam and found 50-kg cement bags having shortage ranging from 120 grams to one kilogram....
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Thiruvananthapuram

Seemandhra stir hits legal metrology department

Errant businessmen seem to have gotten a break as the legal metrology department, which used to create panic with their sudden raids, has been rendered almost ineffective by the ongoing protests against theof the state. Their work in Seemandhra areas has been virtually paralyzed and the controller post has been lying vacant for the past two months, with no one having a clue of when the new officer...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Hyderabad