Govt to protect consumers

consUnion Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said that amendments in existing Consumer Protection Act have been finalised to introduce new regime of consumer protection. Referring to the recent case of a fast food product investigation, he said the government is exploring options to check repeat of such incidence and to ensure exemplary action to safeguard the interests of consumers. Proposed amendments to be brought in the monsoon session would make consumer redressed. It will be inexpensive, quick and if found unsafe compensation will be paid to consumers.

Briefing media persons at Patna today Paswan said government would treat the adulteration in food products and deficiency in consumer services as corruption.

Medaram Jathara

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