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The department of Legal Metrology (erstwhile Weights & Measures Department) came into inception in the state in the year in 1961 to adopt metric system in trade and commerce as per the metric policy adopted at the national level. The nomenclature of the department got changed to Legal Metrology in 2005. Earlier it was under the administrative control of Revenue department. In the year 2003, the department was brought under the control of Ministry of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution which is renamed as Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department in 2016.


Jenab Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali
Minister for Food, Civil supplies & Consumer Affairs and Legal Metrology & Information


I am very happy to launch the official website of Legal Metrology Department. The website is redesigned and refurbished with updated contents and information. This is a step further to reach out to every consumer in the state and bring absolute transparency in the functioning of my departments. Information technology is a powerful tool to disseminate information to every nook and corner. With the launching of this website, a consumer living in any pocket or helmet of the state can access information and become an aware consumer. The website contains latest information on legal metrology act and rules which will benefit not only the3 consumers but also to the business community as often the consumers and traders are unaware of the legal provisions.. ReadMore..

Sh. Ajay Nanda
Minister of State for Food, Civil supplies & Consumer Affairs


Legal Metrology Department has a big role in protecting the rights of the consumer. With the launching of the new website, information dissemination will be lot easier and faster. It is indeed a step forward towards e-Governance and will improve public and government interface. The website has ample resources for the awareness of consumers and contains information for busisness community in relation to the mandatory, technical and legal requirements of legal metrology rules. It will increase transparency in the functioning of Legal Metrology Department. Key contacts provided on the site will help the visitors to interact with administration easily. Online queries of the public through mail/helpline no. can be promptly responded and readdressed. The FAQs section is quite comprehensive and provides clarifications on most of the issues often faced by consumers and traders.. ReadMore..

Jenab Shafiq Ahmed Raina
IAS, Secretary to the government, FCS & CA and Legal Metrology


It gives me great pleasure to announce that Department of legal metrology is launching an updated web portal. The website contains information on the role, objectives and working of the organization. The website gives the organizational structure along with office and e-mail addresses of all Districts and Divisional heads of Legal Metrology Department, so that the consumers can approach the concerned officers for lodging complaint, if any. Any agrieved consumer can also register the complaint through a toll free helpline. For the awareness and education of the consumers, handbook and other resources are provided. To facilitate, manufacturers/Dealers/repaireres of W&M insytruments, packers and traders, we have provided Application Forms and fee structure for required licences, certificates or registration, being issued by our Department.. ReadMore..

Madam Vipra Bhal, IAS
Controller, Legal Metrology, J&K Govt.



It gives me immense pleasure to share that the department of Legal Metrology is launching a website. I hope this website will be fruitful for the trading community, general public and other related organizations who are dealing with weights and measures in commercial transactions. I hope that this website shall prove a step forward towards the best results in creating credible awareness among the society. It will ensure every consumer to fight for his rights within the ambit of laws prevailing in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. I extend my best wishes to the department.

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