Celebrated World Consumer Rights Day

The PG Department of Economics, St. Thomas College, Bhilai in collaboration with Department of Economics Govt. V.Y.T. PG Autonomous College, Durg celebrated World Consumer Rights Day on 15th March, 2022. The chief guest and the guest speaker of the session was Mrs. Rashul Bhawnani Parwani, Advocate, Consumer Forum, Raipur. At the outset Dr. Shikha Agrawal HOD, Department of Economics Govt. V.Y.T. PG Autonomous College, Durg welcomed the guest speaker and all the participants to the session. Dr. Anshumala, faculty of economics introducedthe speaker by reading out her bio-data.  Speaker of the dayMrs. Rashul started the session by quoting illustrationsfrom dailylife and said that, as a consumer we should be very careful while purchasing a commodity or availing a service. Madam explained in detail the essential rights of a consumer under Consumer Protect Act. She also discussed the channelization of act and told that at first level consumer can file a complaint at district level, then state level and then finally at Central Level. She emphasized on act and said that even though this topic is very general, at the same time related to each and every individual as at one point of time every individual is a consumer.On this occasion Dr. R. N. Singh, PrincipalGovt. V.Y.T. PG Autonomous College, Durg, Dr. Joseph Mar Dionysius, Manager Bishop, St. Thomas College, Administrator Rev. Father Dr. Joshi Varghese and Principal Dr. M. G. Roymon were present. Vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Mariam Jacob, HOD, PG Department of Economics, St. Thomas College Bhilai. Many students and facultiesfrom both the colleges actively participated in the program and the programme ended on a good note.