Consumer Protection Act

Govt to stop misleading ads, protect consumer interest

The government is considering putting in place a mechanism to stop misleading advertisements in order to protect consumers from being cheated, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister K V Thomas today said. Thomas said the ministry would set up an expert committee for suggesting ways and means to curb misleading ads. "Everyday I get a number… Read More

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Strict Action against Misleading Advertisements

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution will soon convene a meeting to discuss the issue of misleading advertisements with various service sector ministries and related agencies. Expressing concern over such advertisements for various consumer products and services, the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Prof. K V Thomas has said… Read More

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National Consumer Helpline Receives 10,170 Complaints in April

The National Consumer Helpline (NCH) received 10,170 calls during April 2011 for redressal of consumer complaints. In addition of these calls, 639 complaints were also received through online complaint system on NCH website. The maximum calls were received from Delhi followed by Uttar Pradesh,Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Haryana. Break-up of calls in respect of top five States during March 2011… Read More

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