LMD penalises LPG home delivery vans penalised for overcharging

TSL News Network

Anantnag, Jan 10: Acting on the public complaints about overcharging on refill cylinders, the field executives of Legal Metrology Department (LMD) today conducted surprise inspection and intercepted several home delivery vans.

During the inspection, it was observed that home delivery boys were indulging in overcharging by an amount ranging from 30 to 70 rupees. The authorities have fixed Rs 812 as the rate of gas for the month of 01/2019 of which Rs 287 is subsidy amount. The team booked three home-delivery boys on spot and slapped a fine of Rs 12000/- on them.

Meanwhile, the LMD has advised the consumers not to pay more than the fixed rate  and in case of overcharging  file complaint on Toll-Free no 18001807114.