Kathmandu– Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology has taken action against 18 industries producing substandard goods.
The Bureau stated that it has taken action against industries manufacturing goods without meeting the quality and standard in the current fiscal year.
Industries facing action include Ghirahi Cement Pvt Ltd Dang, Narayani Micro-pipe Industry Pvt Ltd Bara, Nawa Nepal Plastic Industry, Narayani Cement Industry Pvt Ltd Bara, Mega Cement Pvt Ltd Jhapa, Laxmi Steels Pvt Ltd Nawalparasi, Kathmandu Steels Pvt Ltd Nawalparasi and Ganapati Vanaspati Pvt Ltd Bara.
Also facing action of the Bureau are International Cement Pvt Ltd Birgunj, Gorakhkali Cement Industries Pvt Ltd Jhapa, Annapurna Cement Pvt Ltd Morang, Golden Battery Pvt Ltd Morang, Sugam Manufacture Kathmandu, MJP Cement Pvt Ltd Kapilbastu, Ganapati Cement Pvt Ltd Kapilbastu, Hongsi Cement Industry Nawalparasi, Arghakhanchi Cement Industry Rupandehi and Shubha Shree Jagadamba Cement Industry Bara.
Director General of the Department Bishwa Bandhu Pudasaini said action has been taken against these industries which manufactured products without meeting the standard and the quality. The license of most of the industries facing action has been suspended and the sale and distribution of manufactured goods stopped.
The Bureau has written to the industries facing action to produce quality products, failing which their licenses would be annulled.
The b Bureau has provided license to 250 industries for the manufacture of 369 types of products of 60 categories of goods. ---