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Special article vol.31

Swachhta Pakhwada Update 

The Consumer Mela organized recently by Department of Consumer Affairs at Central Park, Connaught Place in New Delhi generated enough enthusiasm among the Consumers and more than 2000 visitors thronged the Mela to register their grievances and for counseling. National Consumer Helpline Stall registered more than 200 visitors.

The Mela organized in association with the industry bodies, FICCI, ASSOCHAM, CII, PHD CHAMBER and DICCI as well as sector regulators like TRAI, FSSAI, BIS etc was inaugurated by Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister for Food and Consumer Affairs. Justice Shri D.K Jain, President National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commisison (NCDRC), Shri Hem Pande, Department of Consumer Affairs, Senior Officers of Government of India and Senior members /office bureau of the industry bodies were present during the event.


The department is also observing Swachhta Pakhwada from 16 to 31 Oct 2016. During the Mela the visitors were informed about the responsibility of the Consumers to keep their surroundings clean. In the Mela, apart from National Consumer Helpline, BIS, FSSAI, NTH, NCDRC, Weights and Measures, reputed private companies also participated in good number.All together there were 50 stalls put up by Participants.