Gold Hallmarking: It has been made mandatory for 14, 18 and 22 carat gold jewelery from 23 June 2021 in 256 districts of the country. These 256 districts have at least one hallmarking centre.
- Important news for gold sellers
- Hallmarking made mandatory on all jewelry
- Hallmarking of 4.5 crore jewelery done in five months
New Delhi: There is important news for those who buy and sell gold (Gold Hallmarking Rules). The government has now made hallmarking mandatory on all jewelry made of gold. Actually, this has been done to control the disturbances regarding the purity of gold. Let us tell you that hallmarking guarantees the purity of the jewellery.
It is worth noting that the government has made hallmarking mandatory from June last year, now it is being implemented in different phases. According to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, mandatory hallmarking of gold jewelery has been implemented in 256 districts of the country and preparations are being made to extend it to all districts.
- Ministry gave information
Actually, hallmarking is a quality certificate, which shows the purity of gold. It has been made mandatory for 14, 18 and 22 carat gold jewelery from 23 June 2021 in 256 districts of the country. These 256 districts have at least one hallmarking centre. In its monthly report prepared for the cabinet, the ministry said, “Overall mandatory hallmarking is going on smoothly, and the process of implementing it in all districts of the country is in progress.”
- Hallmarking rules apply
After the implementation of this rule, the number of jewelers registered with the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has almost quadrupled after the introduction of mandatory hallmarking. The report said that so far 1.27 lakh jewelers have registered with BIS to sell hallmarked jewelery and there are 976 BIS accredited AHCs operating in the country.
After the introduction of automation software in the country, around 4.5 crore jewelery has been hallmarked in five months. (input language)