Thursday, February 2, 2017

By Tuesday

called 23382503 Sh Prem Raj Kaur, DS, Parliament Section, doca: dfg mats. be on tuesday. - ad-dir. give it by 5 pm today or your secy,  not today - dir's office 12.30 to 2.30 pm

5.46 pm ext 5585: Dir already told

amit mathur, us, to : house re-assembles on 9th and days for laying of ddfg be made know thereafter.

critical analysis to ad                    - 11.26 am

material for e-portal to coord cell - 11.26 am

approved resume of work done received at 3.45 pm - bg

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

NGOs on consumer awareness

Hearing from NGOs
Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai, sanctioned Rs. 94.45 lacs in June, 2011 for the years 2011 to 2016 (page 42 11th report on dfg 2016-17)
(1)          Does the message of consumer rights get incorporated in any academic syllabus? If so what are the details?
(2)          What are the details of lectures, seminars, symposia and conferences organized by the University? What are the impact on consumers?
(3)          Whether admission procedure in legal schools and colleges have been simplified? If so, what are the details?

Advertisement Standards Council of India (ASCI) sanctioned Rs. 10 lacs for two years for resolving complaints on misleading and false advertisements.
(1)          What are the number of cases on misleading and false advertisements received ? What are the final settlements and number of cases pending with reasons for pendency, case-wise, since September, 2015 till date.

VOICE Society, Delhi, sanctioned Rs. 40 lakh in September, 2014 (Page 43-44 11th report on dfg 2016-17)
(1)          What are the names of the 6 products and 2 services tested by VOICE Society along with the findings therefrom ? Whether the platform of such publication is not far reaching enough to reach the large mass of consumers?
(2)          Does the NGO spread the finding to the consumers? If so, what was the response of the consumers?
(3)          What are the demand pressures given to manufacturers on the consumers' behalf? What are the response therof, company-wise?
(4)          What are the details of advocacy campaigns made by VOICE Society along with the success achieved therefrom?
(5)          What are the action taken to verify claims by different brands of health related products against relevant national standards? 

minutes file names of officers from ministry; tour issue- cut, not cut...

resume of work for january  and docs for publication in members' e-portal from bg

no sitting on 10.2.2017 and a sitting on 20.2.2017 at E PHA tea corner

AT Statement from dshna    

two copies of pre-materials from dopd 5.35 pm  



consumer advocacy

An Inter-ministerial Group on Consumer Advocacy (IMGCA) has been constituted comprising key sectors –Food, Agriculture, Health, Commerce, Industry, Transport, Financial Services and Housing – to foster policy coherence and coordinated action to prevent consumer detriment. It deliberated and considered formulation of standards on garbage disposal, implementation of a National Standards on pipe supply of potable water, joint action plans for training of street food vendors to ensure hygiene and sanitation in supply of street foods etc.

A Conference on effective functioning of Consumer Fora was held at Vigyan Bhavan under the Chairmanship of the Hon’ble Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Shri Ram Vilas Paswan and the Hon’ble Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley as the Chief Guest. It was attended by the President and Members of the NCDRC, President of the SCDRC (State Commission), State Ministers of Consumer Affairs and State Secretaries of Consumer Affairs. During the meeting, the difficulties faced by the Consumer Fora and measures for improving and strengthening their infrastructure, providing adequate manpower and other facilities were discussed.

Pulses were brought under the purview of stock limits to enable State Governments to impose stock limit on all stocks of pulses to ensure increased availability of pulses in the market. Pursuant to the decision various States have imposed stock limits and conducted raids against hoarding of pulses.



hindi of intro of doca and dopd and appendix of dopd from tr 12.05 pm

copy of proceedings on 24.1.2017 for factual verification by DoF&PD 12.05 pm

minutes file, changes at dir level

Sunday, January 29, 2017

room booking

25.1.2017

10 february - e pha banquet hall
15 february - e pha tea corner
3 march       - e pha tea corner
6 march       - b pha banquet hall

attendance sheets to msa branches
12th report queries resolved, sent to printing

bg's leave appl recommended

ministry called for annexure in hindi atrs

minutes file forwarded to ad


27.1.2017
10.39 am: materials from ministry on dfg to wait till evening
recording of file on draft atr of dfpd on dfg (2014-15) recorded as b category for life

points to note:-

(1) authenticated copies of reports alongwith entry and formula, bound to LS and RS TOs oneday before presentation
(2) Chairman to decide when and who to present the report. File not yet submitted.

Letters for ad and sk chaudhary redirected and communication from dofpd reg. procurement centres given to dshna

thought of the day:-
instead of unsubstantiated remarks, why not call jewellery association of india wrt hallmarking?

Friday, January 20, 2017

the clutch plate 20.1.2017

car breakdown at ashok hotel/nehru park, called ad. dir and then 5709 (intimated situation)
background materials received and om intimating change handed over to same persons.
interpretation, reporters, refreshment intimated about change in time from 11 am to 2 pm
critical analysis sent, 40 blue ball pens requisitioned, circulation E+H sent to d-br
agenda sets to ad, dir, js and chairman got delivered.
presentation- after the 24th

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

19.1.2017

AAR and Quarterly report mailed 10.55, JPI hard and soft sent 11.20
Shri Pawan WG br: survey of entire building going on
shri das, director (storage) 23385238 mocafpd: background material being sent today

18.1.2017

refreshment item, interpretation & reporters
JPI ant AAR got approved
Intro to 13th and 14th reports -
dir 12.10 pm wants old LoP and specific allocation of work