Through the BIS-Care mobile app, it can be found out how pure is the gold you have bought. Apart from this, a complaint can also be filed about the license, registration and hallmark number on the app.
The more gold is purchased in our country, the more questions also arise on the purity of gold. People are often deceived in terms of quality of gold. Many times fraud is also done on gold, you are given a fake or very poor quality gold. In such a situation, there is also a mobile app through which you can test the purity of gold.
Especially that this app for women can prove to be very amazing and workable because no one can compete with women in the purchase of gold. In fact, the Union Ministry of Consumer and Food (Union Ministry of Consumer and Food) has launched the BIS-Care Mobile App. Through this app, it can be found out how pure is the gold you have bought.
Along with this, customers can also register their complaint besides checking the purity of gold on this app. Apart from this, a complaint can also be filed about the license, registration and hallmark number on the app.
Apparently, the government has made gold hallmarking mandatory across the country. From July 1, 2021, on the complaint of selling gold jewelery and jewelery without hallmark, jewelery traders may have to pay a fine of up to one lakh rupees or up to five times the price of jewelery under the provisions of the BIS Act. Also, there can be a jail term of one year. The court will decide the penalty or punishment. Earlier this rule was to come into force from 15 January. Also Read: India will be the only major country in the world with double-digit GDP growth this year: IMF
The Union Minister said that for hallmarking on gold jewelery, accessing centers will be opened at the district level across the country and it will be mandatory for jewelery traders to register with BIS. The Deputy Director General of BIS (DDG) HS Pasricha told during the press conference that hallmarking of BIS on gold jewelery will be done on gold jewelery of 14 carat, 18 carat and 22 carat purity. Hallmarking will include four things, including the mark of BIS, purity such as 22 carats and 916, identification of accessing center, identification of jewelery businessman.