Govt notifies mandatory gold hallmarking; WGC welcomes move

Business Standard | Jan 16, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • The government has notified the mandatory hallmarking of gold jewellery and artefacts.
  • As per the notification, only a registered jewellers will be allowed to sell the hallmarked gold articles through certified sales outlets.
  • Instead of ten grades earlier, registered jewellers will be allowed to sell jewellery and artefacts only in three grades of gold — 14, 18 and 22 carat.