BIS urges Consumers to buy only Hallmarked Jewellery from BIS registered jewellers on this Dhanteras, Diwali
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has urged the Consumers to buy only Hallmarked Jewellery from Bureau of Indian Standards , BIS registered jewellers on this Dhanteras and 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. Consumers have been advised to check six digit alphanumeric code before buying jewellery and also insist on bill for jewellery purchased.