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From January 2021, jewellers sell only 14, 18 and 22 carat gold jewellery: Govt

From January 2021, jewelers sell only 14, 18 and 22 carat gold jewelry Govt
From January 2021, jewelers sell only 14, 18 and 22 carat gold jewelry: Govt

From January 2021, jewelers sell only 14, 18 and 22 carat gold jewelry: Govt

The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan held a press conference regarding mandatory hallmarking of Gold jewelry & artefacts in India for which notification will be issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs providing a period of one year for implementation i.e. till January, 2021.

Minister Ram Vilas Paswan informed, jewellers can sell only hallmarked jewellery and artefacts made of 14, 18 and 22 carat gold from January 15, 2021 and violation of this will attract penalty and imprisonment of one year.

The government has given the jewelers one year to register with the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and implement mandatory hallmarking.

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