R K Agrawal appointed as President of National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC)
Former Supreme Court judge Justice R K Agrawal, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, has been appointed the President of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC). He will take over from Justice D K Jain, who will complete his term on May 31. The NCDRC, which deals with consumer rights and addresses their disputes and grievances, is a quasi-judicial commission set up in 1988 under the Consumer Protection Act of 1986. The commission is headquartered in New Delhi and is headed by sitting or retired judge of Supreme Court of India (SCI).
Topics: Consumer Court • Consumer protection • Consumer Protection Act • Government of India • Judiciary of India • Law in India • National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission • Supreme Court of India • V. Balakrishna Eradi