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BIS urges Consumers to buy only Hallmarked Jewellery

 

  • Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has urged the Consumers to buy only Hallmarked Jewellery from Bureau of  Indian Standards , BIS registered jewellers on this Diwali. 
  • With effect from 23rd June this year, Hallmarking has been made mandatory in 256 districts of the country for 14, 18 and 22 karats of gold jewellery and artefacts. 
  • These 256 districts are the districts where there is at least one assaying and hallmarking centre.