Bhavnagar37 minutes ago
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Saurashtra Chamber of Commerce and Industry has submitted a letter to Union Minister Piyush Goyal and Gujarat Chamber of Commerce President Pathik Patwari to postpone the implementation of HUID in BIS hallmarking for jewelers for the time being to Director General Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) New Delhi. has come
A presentation on the difficulties faced by small jewellers
Office bearers of various jewelers associations of Bhavnagar city district and representatives of leading jewelers raised concerns about the many discrepancies in its implementation and the many discrepancies in its implementation that the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is going to implement from 1st April-2023 for purity of gold. Regarding the difficulties presented, considering the seriousness of the issue, the Saurashtra Chamber immediately wrote to the Director General Pramod Kumar Tiwari (IAS) of the Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi on various issues for its immediate resolution.
The limit should be up to 10 grams
Due to this rule, the small traders will face a lot of difficulties. Presently jewelery weighing up to 2 grams is exempted from hallmarking which should be limited to 10 grams, some of the items of Ghat are very difficult to hallmark up to 10 grams for which such items should be relaxed, this rule only for traders with turnover above 50 lakhs. should be
The number of offices for hallmarking is very less
The letter specifically states that since the number of hallmarking offices in the state is very less, the officials take jewelery samples from the traders and they remain in the respective offices for a long time due to which the traders suffer, the name of the manufacturer or traders should be shown in the BIS hallmark application. It should be stopped as it does not protect the privacy of traders. Apart from this, extension of three months period for implementation of HUID code i.e. till 1st July 2023 and detailed presentation on implementation of the above suggestions was made.