Consumer Affairs Ministry Current Affairs, GK & News

Decriminalization of Legal Metrology Act

Speaking at the National Workshop on the Legal Metrology Act, the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution urged state governments to support the decriminalization of the Legal Metrology Act. What is legal metrology? It is regulation and standardization of methodology of weighments and measurements. What is the aim of the National Workshop ..

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BIS-Care App Launched by Ministry of Consumer Affairs

The mobile application of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), known as BIS- Care, has been launched by the Consumer Affairs Minister, Ram Vilas Paswan so that the consumers can check the authenticity of the ISI-marked and hallmarked products through the application. The customers can also lodge complaints using this platform. The BIS-Care app is ..

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GoI launches Suraksha Store Initiative

The Department of Consumer Affairs operating under Ministry of Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution launched Suraksha Store Initiative. It aims at health and safety of the citizens during lockdown. Highlights The Department of Consumer Affairs has joined hands with a Tech Start Up Safejob and Seekify to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at ..

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Five more states/UTs added under “One Nation One Ration Card”

On May 1, 2020, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution approved the integration of five states and Union Territories under “One Nation One Ration Card”. These states include Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Himachal Pradesh. Highlights With the addition of these states and union territories, ..

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Consumer Affairs Ministry launches ‘Consumer App’ for registering grievances

Union Consumer Affairs Ministry launched a mobile app called ‘Consumer App’ to help consumers across the country to register their grievances online at the same time provide suggestions on several consumer-related issues. It is a step taken towards achieving the objective of digital India. About Consumer App The app has been developed by National Informatics ..

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