Author Archives: Shakshi Rawat

Mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery

The penalty maybe five times the cost of the jewellery and the imprisonment up to one year. In November 2019, Consumer Affairs Minister, Ramvilas Paswan announced that no jeweler will be allowed to sell gold ornaments without hallmark from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) from 15th January 2021. Now an extension of over four […]

It’s all about Compliance

Simply stating the concept of Compliance refers to follow the laws, policies, and regulations which is applied to run a business. “There is nothing in this world that does not have  a  legal foundation” and as a result, the compliance industry is in high demand. Certain regulations are often set up by international entities and government that set standards for a particular […]

Enfolding the new normal in VINCULAR

What if it was known to us five months ago that the world was going to change and we would be in lockdown, quarantined away from the crowd in our homes, with our minds overwhelmed with panic and fear.  A fear of virus ushering the world to an unprecedented halt, a virus causing a pandemic out of nowhere. (Let’s not talk […]

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI): Need of Every Food Business Operator (FBO) सुरक्षित आहार नागरिकों का जन्मसिद्ध अधिकार है|

My nearby lane is speckled with small food stalls. In a corner, Bhavesh takes out sizzling jalebis, which sizzles with sparkly droplets of sweat. Joshi ji gesticulates you to his chicken biryani under the Pipal tree, obviously garnishing the fare with bird droppings. Shubham is fighting with his rajma chawal, covered by the masala of Delhi’s pollution and […]