Deadline for Hallmarking Gold Jewellery Extended to 15 June
MAS Team | 28 May 2021
The government has extended the deadline for hallmarking gold jewellery to June 15 from June 1 in view of the Covid-19 second wave, writes The Economic Times. 
Hallmarking is a purity certification of precious metals and has been voluntary so far. 
A committee has been formed to ensure proper coordination and resolve implementation issues, the official added.
Consumer affairs minister Piyush Goyal said that consumers must get Hallmark-certified gold at the earliest, indicating that there is unlikely to be any further postponement.