Consumer awareness programme for Village People
The NSS volunteers and JIT – Citizen Consumer Club coordinator Dr. G. Bhavani, Prof. / Physics visited M. Rayarpalayam village on 01.03.2021 at 2 pm with banners and pamphlets which has details about consumer rights and the mechanism to be followed for grievances redressal. Inaugural address about the programme was given by Mr. G. Sajith of II CSE. Then, JIT – Citizen Consumer Club coordinator Dr. G. Bhavani, Prof. / Physics briefed about the schedule to be followed and instructed the volunteers with necessary details. They went to each and every home in the village and distributed the pamphlets, and explained them about their rights, how to buy products, how to complain about the grievances and where to complain. NSS volunteers insisted that to file a complaint about fake products or if consumers feel that they are deceived by any products, then they can complain directly to the consumer office without a lawyer. They can defend their own case without any cost. Many villagers were educated and they learned about the necessity of knowing their rights as a consumer. Mr. T. Sri Ragul Raj, II CSE gave a Vote of Thanks at the end of the programme.