Workshop on 'Consumer Protection Laws'
VENUE: ASSEMBLY HALL - SLS-H ,ON 12TH MARCH 2016 ,AT 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
INTRODUCTION : Though consumer is the purpose and most powerful motivating force of production, yet at the same time consumer is equally vulnerable segment of the whole marketing system. Attempts have been made to guard the interest of the consumer in a sporadic way till 1986, when Government of India enacted a comprehensive legislation-Consumer Protection Act, to safe guard the interest of the consumer than ever before. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986, applies to all goods and services, excluding goods for resale or for commercial purpose and services rendered free of charge and under a contract for personal service. The provisions of the Act are compensatory in nature. It covers public, private, joint and cooperative sectors.
The Act enshrines the rights of the consumer such as right to safety, right to be informed, right to be heard, and right to choose, right to seek redressal and right to consumer education.
OBJECTIVE OF THE WORKSHOP :
- Explain the various provisions of the Consumer Protection Act and other legislations having a bearing on Consumer Protection.
- To enhance the knowledge and skill of the students in the area of Consumer Protection and Consumer Welfare to provide consumers with information related to products and services.
Resource Person: V. Gouri Sankara Rao Senior Advocate :
- On 12th March 10:00 am-12:30 pm ,
Venue: Assembly Hall (SLS-H).
- 1. Prof. M V Chandramathi, -Incharge of the workshop Assistant Professor, SLSH