Our Responsibilities Our Commitment   Our Units
Service available to consumers. Our Expectation Help Lines / Contact Officers


This Charter is a declaration of our commitment to achieve better performance in the formulation and implementation of policies and procedures of the Department of Legal Metrology and Consumer Affairs, U.T. of Lakshadweep for the benefit of the consumers and the public at large.

Our Responsibilities


        Implement the Standards of Weights & Measures Act, 1976 and the Standards of Weights & Measures (enforcement) Act, 1985 for regulating the use of weights and measures, weighing and measuring instruments in Lakshadweep .

*        Implement the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 under which Lakshadweep State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission and Lakshadweep District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum have been  set up to provide speedy and inexpensive relief to the consumers with genuine  grievances.

Our Commitment  
            We commit to make all endeavors –

*       To give prompt attention to public grievances and dispose them off as quickly as possible.

*       To take all possible steps for strict enforcement of Standards of Weights & Measures Act, 1976 and the Rules made there-under.

*       To take necessary action for implementing the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 and the Rules made there under. 

*       To take all necessary steps to ensure correctness of Weights & Measures in Lakshadweep .  

*       To undertake verification and stamping of  weights, measures,  weighing and measuring instruments in Lakshadweep .

*        To conduct Consumer Awareness generation Programmes in islands.

Our Units

1. Inspector of Weights & Measures,
    Andrott – 682 551
    Phone : 04893 232997.

2.Inspector of Weights & Measures,
   Kadmat – 682 556.
   Phone :  04897 274699.

3.Inspector of Weights & Measures,
Kavaratti – 682 555.
Phone :  04896 263852.

Service available to consumers.

*Speedy and inexpensive  redressal of consumer grievances  through Consumer Disputes Redressal Fora.

*Registration, Verification and Stamping  of weights, measures, weighing and measuring instruments.

*Registration of manufactures  / packers of pre-packed  commodities.

No fees / Court fee stamp required for filing cases before Consumer Disputes Redressal  Fora.  Judgments of the Consumer Disputes Redressal Fora  are delivered free of cost.  

Fees for Verification and   Stamping of weights and measures are given in Annexure – I.

Application  form   for Registration of weights and measures is given  in Annexure - II

Application form for Registration of manufactures / packers is given in    Annexure – III.

Our Expectation

We expect the users of weights and measures, weighing and measuring instruments to present their weights and measures etc. before the Inspectors concerned for verification and stamping.  

We expect consumers  to bring to the attention  of the departments in case  they notice any violation of Acts and Rules pertaining to the department.

Help Lines / Contact Officers
  1. Shri. A.K. Wasnik, Secretary
    Department of  Legal Metrology &Consumer Affairs
    U.T. of Lakshadweep                   Kavaratti - 682 555.
    Phone :   04896 262278 (Off)                ”                       262385 (Res.)








II.  Shri. A.K. Wasnik IAS,
Controller of Legal Metrology,      U.T. of  Lakshadweep ,       Kavaratti - 682 555
 Phone  :  04896 262278  (Off)      ”     262385 (Res.)


 III.  Shri. P. Migdad,
      Assistant Controller of Legal Metrology, 
      U.T. of Lakshadweep,
      Kavaratti – 682 555.
      Phone : 04896-262087 (Office)
                  04896-262545 (Residence)