ROING: The World Consumer Rights Day was observed at the Jomin Tayeng Model Degree College, Jia, on Friday, where students and faculty members of the college took part in an awareness programme. Addressing the students, Assistant Controller of Legal Metrology, Roing CS Singpho explained to the students about the rights of consumers, legal aspects of the Metrology Act 2009, Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011 and Law of Consumer Protection Act 1986. He urged the gathering to lodge complaints in the district forums/consumer courts in case of defective goods and deficiency in services confronted during the course of a commercial transaction with a trader or any other business establishment for redressal of grievances.
Booklets/leaflets that contained a detailed message for consumer education and awareness were distributed to all the participants.
Meanwhile, the principal of the college, Monshi Tayeng advised the students to acquire information on consumer rights.
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