To standardize all types of weights & measures and weighing and measuring instruments through annual verification after receiving prescribed fee.
It also enforces the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011, thereby ensuring that all packaged Commodities and containers carry a declarations indicating the commodities packaged therein regarding net weight, volume, length, maximum retail price and the date of manufacturing/packaging etc.
All user of any kind of weight, measures and measuring instruments are required to get them verified annually. All manufacturers, repairers and dealers of weight and measures are issued licenses by the Organization, which are required to be renewed annually.
To conduct regular inspections to ensure that no contravention of the law takes place. For this it has to carryout regular surprise raids at the manufacturer and retail outlets.
Grant & Renewal of licenses of Manufacturers, Repairers and Dealers of Weights & Measures