Q. Why is this in News?
A. Bureau of India Standards (BIS) has prohibited the sale of hallmarked gold jewelry or gold artefacts without 6-digit alphanumeric Hallmark Unique Identification Number (HUID) after 31st March 2023. However, Hallmarked jewelry lying with consumers as per old schemes shall remain valid.
Q. What is Hallmarking?
Q. What is the Significance of Hallmark?