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Consumer protection is the practice of safeguarding buyers of goods and services, and the public, against unfair practices in the marketplace.
However, Celebrating this day is a chance to demand that the rights of all consumers are protected and respected, and to protest against social injustices and market abuses which undermine those rights. The act was passed in the assembly in October to protect the interests of consumers in India. Under the Consumer Protection Act, , the government of India gives us six basic rights that every Indian must know. It is mainly applicable in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and food processing sectors.
Right from birth each and every one of us becomes a consumer but people hardly know about the rights and responsibilities they have as a consumer. There is a great need for awareness regarding consumer rights, responsibilities and the grievance handling machinery among people of all age groups. This paper aims at knowing the awareness level of students regarding the same and also spread awareness in the attempt. The protection against exploitation and unscrupulous activities of the manufacturers and traders provided by law is equal for each one of us. After all, an aware consumer is a safe consumer.
Consumers, clients and customers world over, are demanding value for money in the form of quality goods and better services. Modern technological developments have no doubt made a great impact on the quality, availability and safety of goods and services Consumer Protection Law In India The growing interdependence of the world economy and international character of many business practices have contributed to the development of universal emphasis on consumer rights protection and promotion. Modern technological developments have no doubt made a great impact on the quality, availability and safety of goods and services. But the fact of life is that the consumers are still victims of unscrupulous and exploitative practices. Exploitation of consumers assumes numerous forms such as adulteration of food, spurious drugs, dubious hire purchase plans, high prices, poor quality, deficient services, deceptive advertisements, hazardous products, black marketing and many more. In addition, with revolution in information technology newer kinds of challenges are thrown on the consumer like cyber crimes, plastic money etc. However, it has been realized and rightly so that the Consumer protection is a socio- economic programme to be pursued by the government as well as the business as the satisfaction of the consumers is in the interest of both.
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Right to Safety Means right to be protected against the marketing of goods and services, which are hazardous to life and property. The purchased goods and services availed of should not only meet their immediate needs, but also fulfil long term interests. Before purchasing, consumers should insist on the quality of the products as well as on the guarantee of the products and services. Right to be Informed Means right to be informed about the quality, quantity, potency, purity, standard and price of goods so as to protect the consumer against unfair trade practices. Consumer should insist on getting all the information about the product or service before making a choice or a decision. This will enable him to act wisely and responsibly and also enable him to desist from falling prey to high pressure selling techniques. Right to Choose Means right to be assured, wherever possible of access to variety of goods and services at competitive price.
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Although businessman is aware of his social responsibilities even then we come across many cases of consumer exploitation. That is why government of India provided following rights to all the consumers under the Consumer Protection Act:. According to this right the consumers have the right to be protected against the marketing of goods and services which are hazardous to life and property, this right is important for safe and secure life. Sometimes the manufacturing defects in pressure cookers, gas cylinders and other electrical appliances may cause loss to life, health and property of customers.
Consumer protection movement is a part of global recognition and concern that consumers are a weak party in buying goods and services as compared to the manufacturers and traders producing and selling them. Ideally, a market economy where firms compete to sell goods and services to the consumers should serve the interests of consumers better but more often than not the consumers are exploited by the adoption of unfair and restrictive trade practices. Far from being a sovereign the consumer is a child who is too weak to resist or challenge the suppliers of goods and services. Therefore, even in a free market economy he needs protection of his rights by a legal authority. Consumer protection is necessary even in a controlled economy where public enterprises play a dominant role since consumers are likely to be denied their rights in their case too. Most consumers buy goods and services after being lured by advertisements exaggerating the contents and quality of their products or services.
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First and foremost is self-protection by consumers. Consumer must be aware of his rights, raise voice against exploitation and seek redressal of his grievances.
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