Consumer Protection Act 1986 Current Affairs, GK & News

Jagriti: Mascot for Consumer Rights

Recently, Jagriti Mascot was launched by the Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA), in a bid to empower consumers and generate awareness on their rights. About Jagriti Mascot Jagriti Mascot will help in empowering consumers and generating awareness among them about “consumer rights”. The Mascot will be presented as an empowered consumer, mushrooming awareness on consumer ..

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December 24: National Consumer Day 2021

The National Consumer Day is observed on December 24, every year in India. On this day, the President has given his assent to the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. Theme of the Day The National Consumer Day 2021 is being observed under the theme “Tackling Plastic Pollution”. World Consumer Rights Day The World Consumer Rights Day ..

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SC gives time to fill vacancies in Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions

Supreme Court of India directed Union and State governments to fill vacancies in the consumer disputes redressal commission within eight weeks. Key Points There are around 800 vacancies in consumer courts across the country. Bench has ordered to fill all the vacancies in consumer courts at national, state and district levels and has also notified ..

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GoI to establish Central Consumer Protection Authority

The GoI recently decided to establish Central Consumer Protection Authority under the Consumer Protection act, 2019. Consumer Protection Authority The authority protects, promotes and enforces rights of the consumers. It also regulates matters that are related to unfair trade practices, violation of consumer rights and misleading advertisements. Central Consumer Protection act, 2019 The act was ..

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Central Consumer Protection Authority

The union ministry of consumer affairs announced that the Central Consumer Protection Authority will be set up in the first week of April. Under which act is the CCPA to be constituted? The CCPA is to be constituted under the Consumer Protection Act, 2019. The 2019 act has replaced the Consumer Protection Act of 1986. ..

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24 December: National Consumer Day

Every year 24 December is observed as National Consumer Day, to highlight the importance of consumer movement as well as the need to make every consumer more aware of their rights and responsibilities. Theme of National Consumer Day 2019 is- ‘Alternate Consumer Grievance/Dispute Redressal’. About National Consumer Day Why 24 December? It was on this ..

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