There are just 2 more days to go for the Diwali festive season to begin. With Diwali being so close everyone would be shopping for sweets to share their happiness and greetings with family members, relatives and friends.
The markets are also full of sweet shops offering a variety of sweets and chocolates; the most popular ones being gulab jamun, kaju katli, rasgullas, peda and more. Even everyone’s favourite chocolates come in a huge variety of flavours and shapes and beautiful packaging. You can also get sugar free sweets and chocolates these days for the ones who are more health conscious or the ones suffering from diabetic conditions.
But before you step into the market to buy sweets for Diwali, ensure to follow the below smart Diwali sweets shopping tips.
- No shopkeeper has the right to weigh your sweets with the box. The weight of the box shouldn’t be included when weighing sweets.
- Ensure that the sweets packaging box doesn’t have 2 different MRPs printed on it.
- The packed item should have weights of the box and its contents listed clearly. Don’t compromise on this.
If the shopkeepers deny any of the above or if you find the quality of the sweets any less than what it should be, don’t compromise. Try to make the shopkeeper understand and follow the norms. If he does not, you can always reach out for help from Food Department Jaipur, Consumer Helpline or Standard Laboratory.
Food Department’s state team will carry out the needed proceedings. This arrangement of letting people complaint has been done by the Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs. They have their teams working on the same at different levels.
You can file your complaints at:
Consumer helpline: 18001806030
District Food Officer office: 0141-2209016
DSO Gramin: 0141-2202564