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Legal Metrology Department Penalizes Cooking Gas Delivery-Boys

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Srinagar,November 20,2018-CNS-The field executives of Legal Metrology Department under the supervison of senior officers conducted extensive surprise inspection of cooking gas delivery vans in order to ascertain whether they deliver the refill cooking gas cylinders to the consumers after weighment and checking  leak of gas-valve. It was observed that most of the delivery-boys do not weigh the cylinder before supplying it to customer nor leak of gas-valve/O-ring checking is made. Five delivery-boys of cookingn gas distributors were booked for the lapse.

The matter was taken up with the sales officers of the OIl Marketing Companies and it was also impressed upon them that the cooking gas distibutors should ensure the timely transfer of subsidies of the customer  to their bank accounts. The price of cooking gas (14.2 Kg) w.e.f 07.11.2018 in the district Srinagar,Budgam,Kulgam,Pulwama,Shopain,Anantnag,Ganderbal is Rs. 1067/- out of which Rs 530/- is subsidy amount. The consumers are informed to insist on the delivery boys to weigh the cylinder/ check the leaks and O-ring settings properly before recieving the refil cylinder.