New Delhi: The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has raided city-based company Hi-Tech Aqua for manufacturing packaged drinking water of 20 litres without licence, the government said on Thursday.
Huge quantity of 20-litre water jars manufactured under brands 'Freshier', 'Parie' and 'Bisleri' have been seized by BIS, it said.
"The firm was manufacturing packaged drinking water in 20-litre capacity filled jars under brand 'Freshier' with spurious licence," the consumer affairs ministry said in a statement.
A substantial quantity of empty 20-litre jars with brands 'Parie' and 'Bisleri' were also found in the premises, it said.
"A huge quantity of above mentioned jars were seized."
The manufacturing of packaged drinking water without a BIS licence is a cognizable offence under Section 17 (3) of the BIS Act, 2016....