Minister Stresses On Expeditious Justice To Consumers

Bhubaneswar: Expeditious trial of consumer dispute cases by the Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission provides real justice to consumers, said Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain.

Giving priority to consumer rights and safety and emphasis on consumer awareness, the State government has taken all steps for improvement of infrastructure at different Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions and filling up of vacancies, informed Swain inaugurating the three-day induction training programme of newly appointed members of State Consumer Disputes Commission and presidents and members of District Consumer Disputes Commissions here today.

Successful implementation of new Consumer laws shall enhance the faith of consumers in the system, he added.

The Minister said that this training programme for the newly appointed members of the Consumer Disputes Commission and presidents and members of the newly constituted District Consumer Commissions was the first of its kind in the country.

The programme will be helpful in giving suitable direction to the members of the commission and in strengthening the commissions and making them proactive, he added.

He stated that there is ample scope for providing expeditious justice to consumers in the new consumer laws.