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Is your grocer’s electronic weighing scale accurate?


Updated on: 19 May,2022 07:13 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Sameer Surve | sameer.surve@mid-day.com

There’s a way out. Govt makes it must for shops to keep standard weights that can be placed on the digital device and clear a customer’s doubts

Is your grocer’s electronic weighing scale accurate?

A shopkeeper uses an electronic weighing machine, at Goregaon East on Wednesday. Pics/Anurag Ahire

Amid the growing acceptance of electronic weighing scales among shopkeepers, the Legal Metrology department has made it mandatory for shops in the city to keep a few certified standard weights, used on a traditional balance, to help customers check the accuracy of the machines. A buyer can now place a certified weight on the electronic device to ensure that it has not been compromised.

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