Panaji, April 16, 2017 … The Chief Secretary Shri Dharmendra Sharma has said that the consumer has to be provided with good services in terms of standard and quality of the product.
Shri Sharma who presided over the meeting of State Level Committee on standardization and quality system called by Bureau of Indian Standards Western Regional Office, Mumbai in Association with Department of Civil Supplies and Consumers Affairs in the Secretariat today.
Shri Sharma speaking further said that the goods manufactured and purchased should be with standard as approved by the Bureau of Indian Standard and the need of the hour is to sensitize and bring awareness among the people. While the laws enacted to arrest fake production has to be strictly enforced he added.
Shri Roland Martins, Coordinator GOA CAN during the interaction suggested to conduct awareness programme for the masses and observation of World Standard Day on October 14 every year will also help to serve the purpose he reiterated.
The meeting also discussed the issues of quality checking, certification of production, enforcement laws and training for the volunteers of various NGO, other stakeholders and measures to be undertaken for effective awareness among the people.
Shri Swapnil Naik, Collector South Goa, Shri Mahesh Khorjuvekar, Director Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Shri Ashok Menon, Director of the Department of Fire and Emergency Services, Shri B.R. Singh, Secretary Civil Supplies, Shri Levinson Martin, Director of the Department of Science and Technology, Shri B.V. S. N Rao, D.D.G BIS Western Regeo, Shri Sanjay Vij ScE Head, MDBO-II, HODs of various other Departments and other attend the meeting.
Shri Tushar Sharma, ScB. MDBO-II welcomed the meeting.