'Citizens should learn Consumer Protection Act'

Prerna Kalokhe spreads awareness at Satpur
'Citizens should learn Consumer Protection Act'

NASHIK: Consumers should be aware of the detailed provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019, as the law has become more effective and provides better fines and penalties, said Prerna Kalokhe, a member of the Consumer Grievance Redressal Commission. Consumer Panchayat Maharashtra, Nashik District, and Mahanagar jointly organized various programs for social awareness during the Corona period and honored the social workers.

On the occasion, District Supply Officer and Secretary of District Consumer Protection Council Dr. Arvind Narsikar, CA J Gujarathi were present. The event was organized at Sanjeevani Heartcare Center. Initially, Adv Sameer Shinde paid homage to the deceased in the pandemic as well as in the army, while metropolitan organizer Deepak Gokhale performed a ‘consumer song’. District Consumer Dr. Sanjay Patil felicitated the chief guests. District Vice President Shridhar Vyvahare inaugurated the exhibition with the chief guests.

Gujarathi appealed that this consumer movement should reach out to the common man. Dr. Narsikar said the implementation of the new law for consumers has started, but the Consumer Protection Council appointments are still stalled due to Corona. He appealed for action to be taken in compliance with the preventive rules. Samarth Bank Chairman Dr. Prashant Purandare was honored.

Taluka representatives from the district, Ramdas Sonawane, Head of Customer Service Guidance Center, Vishwanath Shirole, Sunil Pahadia, Gopalrao Shinde, Vinodkumar Singhvi, Dr. Rajendra Bagul, Vasant Dandwate, Pawar, Dr. Seema Delen, Narendra Pendole, Amar Sonawane, Dr. Bhushan Shinkar was felicitated. Sandeep Nagarkar compered the program, and District Secretary Suresh Dharankar proposed a vote of thanks.

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