Panaji : March 15, 2017 …. World Consumer Rights Day was celebrated in Panaji on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, in collaboration with Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI). The theme for the programme was Consumer Rights in the Digital Age.
The Director of Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Shri. Mahesh Corjuenkar welcomed the gathering and briefed the gathering regarding the history of World Consumer Rights Day. He spoke of the work done by the Department and highlighted various remedies available to the consumers through the state consumer redressal agencies and various regulatory bodies.
On the occasion, leaflets and banners on Consumer Awareness were released. Special invitee for the function and Co-ordinator, GOACAN, that works to create consumer awareness, Shri. Roland Martins said that the consumer movement is growing steadily. He complimented the Department for forming the Consumer Awareness Cell, which he said would benefit a lot of people.
Also, present on the occasion were the Chairperson, Consumer Affairs Committee, GCCI, Shri Gangaram Morajkar and Chairperson, Trade and Commerce Committee, GCCI, Shri. Manoj Patil among others.
Dr. G. Shaber Ali later held a session on Rights and Responsibilities in a Digital World.