Jul 09, 2021 07:22 PM IST
Govt has made it mandatory for all jewellers in 256 districts to hallmark gold jewellery from June 16. Experts say the govt needs to strengthen infrastructure to ensure the smooth rollout of the new regime. A report by ICICI Securities says that India has 945 AHCs, of which 490 were added in the last five years.
- Jun 18, 2021 06:31 PM IST
The company recently listed its international investment arm on the Nasdaq Dubai Private Market ahead of an IPO planned for 2024
- Jun 18, 2021 01:22 PM IST
As hallmarking becomes mandatory we get you the insights on what it means for you as a consumer.
- Jun 17, 2021 02:16 PM IST
The government has made it mandatory for jewellers to hallmark gold jewellery in India, which would give consumers assured quality of the precious metal and help the country emerge as a global hub for gold.
- Jun 16, 2021 08:59 PM IST
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Director-General Pramod Kumar Tiwari said it is a major move to protect the interest of consumers.
- Jun 04, 2021 05:58 PM IST
The government has extended the date for making gold hallmarking mandatory to June 15, but has found few takers among jewellers for certification.
- May 24, 2021 09:48 PM IST
Speaking at a webinar organised by the Bureau of Indian Standards, Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India, to discuss gold hallmarking, the Union Minister said that constructive suggestions will be incorporated and teething issues in implementation would be resolved by the committee.
- Apr 23, 2021 07:41 AM IST
Although gold prices will remain volatile in the short term, in two years' time it will witness an upward trend, predicts the jewelry veteran
- Apr 19, 2021 03:21 PM IST
The Centre had announced in November 2019 that hallmarking of gold jewellery would be mandatory from January 15, 2021. The deadline was extended to June 1, 2021 after jewellers had sought more time due to the pandemic situation.
- Apr 12, 2021 07:10 PM IST
Kalyan Jewellers says customers prefer its standalone showrooms over small shops because of better safety protocols during the pandemic and the quality of its products. The company's executive director Ramesh Kalyanaraman says its 14 new stores being launched will break even from day-1 as major costs like advertising are borne by existing stores.
- Jan 09, 2017 08:04 PM IST
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) today said it has revised Indian Standard on gold hallmarking, which is effective from January 1 this year.