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Drive carried out at Sabzi Mandi, Sector-26 Chandigarh

Chandigarh, 30th January 2019: A drive was carried out today at Sabzi Mandi, Sector-26 Chandigarh to check the weight & measures being used by the vendors. The drive was carried out in coordination with the Weights & Measures Department, Enforcement Estate Office and local Police. 

During this drive, 21 challans were issued to vendors who were using weights without certification or using faulty weights. The officials seized the faulty weights and orders were issued to all Licensees directing them to obtain certificates for the Weighing Machines being used by them and to submit a copy of the same at the Administrator, Market Committee Office, within a week.  

A team of licensed weight repairers will be made available at the Mandi to facilitate small vendors to get their weights checked, repaired & verified.  Standard Weight Machine has been kept at the Mandi for the same purpose. With this initiative, customers can check if they have been given right quantity of goods and in case of grievance they can complain at the office of the Market Committee, Chandigarh. 

Smt. Nazuk Kumar, IAS, Sub Divisional Magistrate (Central)-cum-Administrator, Market Committee U.T., Chandigarh,  has ensured that strict action shall be taken against vendors defaulting on weights. In addition to this, anti encroachment drive was also carried to clear the roads to allow free movement of trucks that bring fruits and vegetables into the Mandi.

Department: 
Weights & Measures