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Mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery

Government will implement mandatory hallmarking of gold jewellery and artefacts from June 15, 2021. Highlights Earlier this deadline was June 1, which was extended by a fortnight because of Covid-19 pandemic. To ensure proper coordination and resolve issues while implementation, a committee headed by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Director-General Pramod Tewari has been established. ..

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Mandatory Gold Hallmarking from June 1

The Government of India recently announced that it is fully prepared to implement mandatory hallmarking of gold artefacts and jewellery from June 1, 2021. Currently, Gold Hallmarking is voluntary in the country. What is Gold Hallmarking? Gold Hallmarking is providing purity certification to the gold jewellery and artefacts. Only three grades of jewelleries will now ..

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Extension of last date: Hallmarking of precious metals to be mandatory from 1st June 2021

Minister of Consumer Affairs, Sh. Ram Vilas Paswan has declared the provision of mandatory hallmarking of precious metals like gold jewellery and artifacts will be effective from 1st June next year. Key highlights The Govt. had announced mandatory hallmarking in November, last year. The announcement of the extension has been made during the launching ceremony ..

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Current Affairs: January 5, 2012

Prof Trinh Xuan Thuan gets ‘Kalinga Chair’ award Eminent scientist, Prof Trinh Xuan Thuan, of Vietnam has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Kalinga Chair’ award at the 99th Indian Science Congress at Bhubaneswar. The award was conferred marking the 60th anniversary of the prestigious UNESCO Kalinga Prize. Kalinga Prize is given by United Nations Educational, ..

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