The Legal Metrology Department is a state level organization. In our state, it is one of the two Departments under the Ministry of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs.
The Controller is head of this organization with Joint Controller, Deputy Controllers, Assistant Controllers, Inspectors of Legal Metrology and Manual Assistants under his administrative control as well as supervision. All the powers under the W&M laws rest in Controller. The legal metrology officers discharge or operate delegated powers of Controller of Legal Metrology. The following diagram shows the hierarchal order of the organization in the state.