Consumer rights

World Consumer Rights Day: Important Facts

World Consumer Rights Day 2023 was celebrated on March 15 with the theme “Empowering consumers through clean energy transitions.” The Department of Consumer Affairs marked this day by leveraging technology to minimize the dependence on traditional energy sources and promote ..

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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 ..

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World Consumer Rights Day observed on March 15

World Consumer Rights Day is celebrated every year on March 15 across the world to spread awareness about the rights and needs of a consumer. Several awareness programmes are held across the world on this day. This year, the theme ..

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, ..

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GoI sets up Consumer Protection Authority to implement Consumer Protection Act

The Government of India is to set up a Consumer Protection Authority in order to implement the Consumer Protection Act. The authority is to begin working from April 2020. Highlights The Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 was approved the Parliament in ..

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CCI report on E-Commerce Market of India

On January 8, 2020, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) released its report on “Market Study on E-Commerce in India: Key Findings and Observations”. The market study for the report was initiated in April 2019 by CCI. According to the ..

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