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In the biggest move yet to free Mumbai's commuters from the fraud of tampered meters in taxis and auto rickshaws, plans are afoot to transfer the power to test and verify these meters from the short-staffed regional transport offices RTOs to the legal metrology organisation falling under the state's food, civil supplies and consumer protection department. Sources said that two meetings on the issue were conducted this week between top officials of the state transport department and the legal metrology organisation. Both sides agreed to the transfer and minutes of the meetings are being finalised, said officials. Incidentally, the metrology department is well-equipped legally to tackle the problem because schedule 11 of the Maharashtra Legal Metrology Enforcement Rules, has an item number 12 under the heading 'Linear Measuring Instruments' which refers to auto rickshaw and taxi meters. Additional transport commissioner S B Sahastrabudhe said, "The matter was discussed and the procedure is being finalised.

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In the biggest move yet to free Mumbai's commuters from the fraud of tampered meters in taxis and auto rickshaws, plans are afoot to transfer the power to test and verify these meters from the short-staffed regional transport offices RTOs to the legal metrology organisation falling under the state's food, civil supplies and consumer protection department.

Sources said that two meetings on the issue were conducted this week between top officials of the state transport department and the legal metrology organisation. Both sides agreed to the transfer and minutes of the meetings are being finalised, said officials. Incidentally, the metrology department is well-equipped legally to tackle the problem because schedule 11 of the Maharashtra Legal Metrology Enforcement Rules, has an item number 12 under the heading 'Linear Measuring Instruments' which refers to auto rickshaw and taxi meters.

Additional transport commissioner S B Sahastrabudhe said, "The matter was discussed and the procedure is being finalised. Speaking to dna, Sanjay Pandey, controller of legal metrology weights and measures , said, "As per law, any measuring instrument that leads to a transaction should be verified by the legal metrology department.

So we will be doing it. A senior official said that Maharashtra is one of the few states where the meters of rickshaws and taxis are checked and verified by the RTOs rather than the metrology department. For passengers the move might lead to lower instances of meter tampering because the large volume of work and the low staff numbers have been a perennial problem for RTOs in the city.

According to the numbers available with this paper, the three RTOs in the city, at Tardeo, Wadala and Andheri, have among them 63 inspector motor vehicles and 37 assistant inspector motor vehicles. This means the city has up to officers to kep check on over 1. Thampi Kurien, chief of the Mumbai Rickshawmen's Union, also stressed on the shortage of resources, saying that inadequate manpower remained the core problem irrespective of which department looked into the menace of meter tampering.

Home India Mumbai. Maharashtra's legal metrology department to test taxi meters now In the biggest move yet to free Mumbai's commuters from the fraud of tampered meters in taxis and auto rickshaws, plans are afoot to transfer the power to test and verify these meters from the short-staffed regional transport offices RTOs to the legal metrology organisation falling under the state's food, civil supplies and consumer protection department.

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Means that part Metrology which treats units of weighment and measurement, methods weighment and measurement and weighing and measuring instruments in relation to the mandatory technical and legal requirement which have the object of ensuring public guarantee from the point of view of security and accuracy of weighment and measurement. In order to ensure uniform enforcement of laws related to matters in Legal Metrology through out the country, the Govt. Controller of Legal Metrology Department is the competent authority to grant the licence. Application for licence should be submitted to the Inspector of Legal metrology who will inspect the firm and forward the same to Controller of Legal Metrology with recommendation for consideration. Any person or a firm, which pre-packs any commodity whether in a bottle, tin, wrapper or otherwise in units suitable for sale, is a Packer. Packers need to get themselves registered with this Department. Any commodity which, is placed in a package without the purchaser being present, of whatever nature, whether sealed or not, so that the product contained therein has a pre-determined quantity is a pre-packed commodity.

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Maharashtra's legal metrology department to test taxi meters now

Maharashtra Legal Metrology Manual For official use only. Legal Metrology Organization is one of the i mportant organizations of. Government of M aharashtra. When this or ganization was st arted, it was a. The provisions of thi s Act are based on.

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The doctors keenly observe weight of expectant mother and accordingly medication is prescribed. After the birth of a child, weight of newborn infant is noted. This is a beginning of a human being, which goes hand in hand with legal metrology. In the pre-medieval era, we find standard prescribed for weights and measures. One is astonished to notice beweldering nature of the then weights and measures, which has an antique value in the present Century. Various standards in respect of weights and measures in Harrapann civilization stands a mile-stone in the history of urban civilization. The system of weights and measures is perpetual.

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