Internship at National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission

Posted on August 13, 2013 by

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WHERE: New Delhi

ABOUT: The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 (in short, ‘the Act’), is a benevolent social legislation that lays down the rights of the consumers and provides their for promotion and protection of the rights of the consumers. The first and the only Act of its kind in India, it has enabled ordinary consumers to secure less expensive and often speedy redressal of their grievances. By spelling out the rights and remedies of the consumers in a market so far dominated by organized manufacturers and traders of goods and providers of various types of services, the Act makes the dictum, caveat emptor (‘buyer beware’) a thing of the past.

 

The Act mandates establishment of Consumer Protection Councils at the Centre as well as in each State and District, with a view to promoting consumer awareness.

 

The Central Council is headed by Minster, In-charge of the Department of Consumer Affairs in the Central Government and the State Councils by the Minister In-charge of the Consumer Affairs in the State Governments. It also provides for a 3-tier structure of the National and State Commissions and District Forums for speedy resolution of consumer disputes.

CONTACT:

Upbhokta Nyay Bhawan,

‘F’ Block, GPO Complex,

INA, New Delhi-110 023
Fax No: 24651505
PBX No : 011-24608801, 24608802, 24608803, 24608804

WEBSITE: http://ncdrc.nic.in/

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