LMD fines school for selling textbooks

BANDIPORA, NOV 9: The Legal Metrology Department (LMD) on Friday imposed a fine of Rs 25000 on a private school in Bandipora for selling textbooks in its premises in violation of Government rules.
On Thursday, a joint team of Revenue, Legal Metrology and Food Safety led by the Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora conducted inspection of various schools and registered a case against a private school for selling books in the school. The inspection team seized books in bulk and also registered a case against the school authorities.
Earlier, the Department had also imposed a fine of Rs 3000 on a bookseller for selling books on exorbitant rates and violating legal metrology laws.
Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has constituted various inspection teams to keep a check on violation of rules with regard to sale of books.