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Gold hallmarking becomes mandatory! Here’s what it means for buyers


The move will go a long way in safeguarding consumer interests and end the arbitrariness in establishing purity of the precious metal at the point of sale.

Government has mandated that hallmarked gold articles in only 14, 18 and 22 carats will be sold. (Courtesy: PTI photo)

In a major decision which will impact jewellers, gold buyers and those who invest in gold, the government has notified that only hallmarked gold and jewellery will be sold in the country from 15 January 2021 onwards. With it the government has also mandated that hallmarked gold articles in only three grades — 14 ...


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