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