Ministry of Consumer Affairs
Ride-hailing companies such as Ola and Uber were directed by the Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA) to become convergence partners in the National Consumer Helpline (NCH). What is the need for convergence? Converges ensures better grievance redressal for consumers. It ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
On 20th July, Nirmala Sitharaman, Finance Minister of India, sought the nod of the Indian Parliament so as to spend an additional Rs 23,675 crore in the current financial year including Rs 17,000 crore for the Health Ministry. Highlights ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
Minister of Consumer Affairs, Sh. Ram Vilas Paswan has declared the provision of mandatory hallmarking of precious metals like gold jewellery and artifacts will be effective from 1st June next year. Key highlights The Govt. had announced mandatory hallmarking in ..
The Minister of Consumer Affairs, Ram Vilas Paswan, has announced that the new set of rules pertaining to the e-commerce players in India will come into effect from this week onwards. The new Consumer Protection Act is also coming into ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
The states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and Tamil Nadu have requested the food ministry to extend the scheme that provides free grains to 80 million people from April to June this year. Under this scheme the beneficiaries would get ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Union Consumer Affairs Ministry announced that the government has declared face masks and hand sanitizers as essential commodities up to June 30, 2020, by amending the schedule of the Essential Commodities Act 1955. This decision will enable the government and ..