Hallmark ID protest: Jewelery owners struggle Jewelers in Ahmedabad observe one-day complete shutdown
Hallmark ID protest: Jewelery owners struggle

Hallmark ID protestGold jewelery sellers today staged a sit-in in many parts of the country against the Indian Standards Commission‘s order to register hallmarked ID numbers.

India is the largest consumer of gold in the world. To monitor the quality of gold jewelery sold here for gold jewelery since April 2000 hallmark Quality stamping process is being implemented.

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More than 4 lakh jewelers in India.

According to the World Gold Council, there are more than 4 lakh jewelers in India. But only 35,879 of them are vendors of Indian Standards Institute hallmark They are said to have got recognition. Most vendors sell non-standardized gold jewelry.

So in gold jewelery from 1st January 2021 hallmark Selling by stamping was declared mandatory. But due to Corona damage, the government accepted the request of the goldsmiths till June 15.

Currently in gold jewelery from June 15 hallmark The stamping process has been implemented.

Hallmark ID protest: Jewelery owners struggle Jewelers in Ahmedabad observe one-day complete shutdown
Hallmark ID protest: Jewelery owners struggle

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Accordingly, the 6 digit number of gold jewelery sold in all gold jewelery stores in India hallmark The Standard Authority of India has announced that the Identification Number (HUID) has to be entered. It has been 50 days since it was implemented and the public has appreciated it a lot.

Hallmark ID protest

At this stage hallmark Goldsmiths today staged dharnas in several parts of the country demanding suspension of the Indian Standards Commission’s (ECI) order for registration of identification numbers.

As a result, jewelery shops in many major cities of the country like Ahmedabad and Mumbai remained closed today.

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