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Hallmarking to be mandatory for gold jewellery from 2021: Paswan

Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on November 29 announced that hallmarking will be mandatory for gold jewellery which will come into force from January 15, 2021. "The government will issue a notification on January 15, 2020 to make hallmarking mandatory for gold jewellery and it will come into force one year later, that is from January 15, 2021," said Paswan. He informed about the development in a press briefing in the national capital.