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Permission to display revised MRP due to Implementation of GST extends up to 31st December, 2017: Shri Ram Vilas Paswan

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Permission to display revised MRP due to Implementation of extends up to 31st December, 2017: Shri Ram Vilas Paswan

On account of implementation of w.e.f. 1st July, 2017, there may be instances where the retail sale price of a pre-packaged commodity is required to be changed. In this context, Honble Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution had allowed the manufacturers or packers or importers of pre-packaged commodities to declare the revised retail sale price (MRP) in addition to the existing retail sale price (MRP), for three months w.e.f. 1st July 2017 to 30th September, 2017. Declaration of the changed retail sale price (MRP) was allowed to be made by way of stamping or putting sticker or online printing, as the case may be.

Use of unexhausted packaging material/wrapper was also been allowed upto 30th September, 2017 after making the necessary corrections.

Considering the requests received to extend the permission for some more time it has been extended to display the revised MRP due to implementation of by way of stamping or putting sticker or online printing for a further period of three months, i.e. up to 31st December, 2017.

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First Published: Fri, September 29 2017. 00:20 IST