15th Mar 2017 09:03:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

AALO, Mar 15:  The Department of Legal Metrology & Consumer Affairs in collaboration with Arunachal Pradesh Women Welfare Society (APWWS), West Siang Unit observed World Consumers Rights Day in a befitting manner at Aalo Club on Wednesday.

Attendees were West Siang Deputy Commissioner, Gamli Padu as chief guest, and guest of honor, Nyade Padu Bagra, along with members of APWWS among others.

The DC briefed the gathering about the Consumer Protection Act 1986, a legislation enacted for protecting the interest of consumers through various forums for settlement of consumers’ disputes which guarantees enormous rights to the consumers and ensures compensation to aggrieved consumers. He further appealed to the women wing to create awareness programs for ignorant masses in the far flung areas. 

Assistant Controller of Legal Metrology, Jomba Kamgo Lobom dwelt at length on the significance of the day and exhorted all to spread the message of consumerism to the common masses. The SFS college students led a demonstration on adulteration, quality standardization, weights and measures, packaged commodities, ISI Mark etc during the event. 

At Bomdila, chairing the celebration, DF&CSO T Gamlin called upon the people—the consumers to be well aware of their rights and responsibilities too. Also, he urged the traders to shun illegal practices and be a part of the well conceived progressive society.

Earlier, ACLM T Gurro briefed on the modalities of the standard packaged commodities and services sector while ILM T Tassar highlighted on the aspects of the World consumer Rights day and also about the Consumer Protection Acts.

Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
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