[SPAM] Government Is Withdrawing Mandatory Hallmarking Of Gold Jewelry
A fake document is shared claiming that the government withdraws Hallmarking of gold jewelry
The below post has been circulating on social media
Government Is Withdrawing Mandatory Hallmarking Of Gold Jewelry
Verification: Hallmarking of Gold Jewelry is not withdrawn by the Government
In fact, rules of mandatory Hallmarking of gold jewelry is not withdrawn by the government.
The government made gold Hallmarking mandatory from June 16 in a phased manner after a gap of several months in view of a novel coronavirus pandemic. Jewelers are given time till August to fulfill the required formalities of getting as per the rules before a penalty is imposed on them.
Hallmarking is a purity certification of precious metal. Hallmarking is the accurate determination and official recording of the proportionate content of precious metal in precious metal articles. Hallmarks are thus official marks used in many countries as a guarantee of purity or fineness of precious metal articles. The principal objectives of the Hallmarking Scheme are to protect the public against adulteration and to obligate manufacturers to maintain legal standards of fineness While buying gold, always check for hallmarking. Ask for magnifying glass that gold shops are mandatory to keep. That is important to know the purity of gold. There are Hallmarking charges on gold and silver you buy and this has to be mentioned on the bill. PIB FactCheck also Tweeted and clarified the false claims:
▶️ भारत सरकार द्वारा 16 जून, 2021 को हॉलमार्किंग अनिवार्य कर दी गई थी।
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) July 22, 2021
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Post Date: 26 July 2021
Post ID: #78972