Business Standard

BIS conducts raids across Maharashtra to crack down on hallmarked jewellery

2.75 kg gold worth Rs 1.5 cr seized from outlets in Mumbai's Zaveri Bazar; Nagpur, Pune and Thane anong other cities targeted

Jewellery, Dhanteras

Pratigya Yadav New Delhi
The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) conducted a special enforcement (search and seizure) drive in major cities in the state of Maharashtra to check the misuse of the BIS Hallmark on gold jewellery.

The raids were carried out simultaneously at six cities including Mumbai, Thane, Pune and Nagpur. Two outlets in Mumbai's Zaveri Bazar were raided as part of the operation, and about 2.75 kg of gold jewellery worth over Rs 1.5 crore was seized, the authority said.

Search and seizure operations were also conducted in Thane, Pune and Nagpur to seize falsely marked jewellery and initiate taken action against

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Jan 23 2023 | 4:20 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to