World Consumer Day celebrated with gusto
|Source: The Hitavada Date: 16 Mar 2017 10:13:56|
THE World Consumer Day was celebrated at Agmark office on Wednesday with the active participation of the employees and officers. Gauri Chandrayan, social activist and Consumer Affairs Cell Chief of MSEDCL was in the chair.
Speaking on the occasion, Chandrayan, a recipient of President’s Award for her social activities, told employees that unless and until there is awareness of consumers to know their rights, celebrating of World Consumer Day would just remain a formality.
She asked the audience not to get carried away by fake advertisements and tempting offers but instead try to reason out and act rationally.
G S Wase, Retired Section officer of Agmark also spoke on the occasion. A K T Bagde, Under Secretary of the Department too hoped that the consumers would soon realise their responsibilities and not be ignorant their rights and duties.
Gurprit Singh, Secretary General of DMI Employees Association welcomed the guests and urged the audience to spread the message of awareness of consumer rights. N V Sharma conducted the proceedings.