In India, 24th December is being observed as National Consumer Day. On this day the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 had received the assent of the President. The enactment of this Act was considered as a historic milestone in the consumer movement in the country.
Department of Food Civil Supplies and CAP&D Budgam held a campaign/Seminar to create awareness among people, today about the importance of National Consumer Day in district Budgam.
On the occasion, Additional DC Budgam Khurshid Ahmad Sanai spoke at the function and highlighted importance of the consumer day. Assistance Director FCS & Consumer Affairs also highlighted the importance of the consumer day. The other officials attended the function were TSO Abdul Hamid Sheikh and other CAPD Officials.
While speaking to Shaharbeen Times Assistant Director FSC& Consumer Affairs said that main objective of celebrating this day is to create awareness about rights of the consumer . He stressed on achieving the goal by launching mass awareness campaign in urban as well as rural areas. District residents and employees of the department lauded the role and hassel free services provided by Food Civil Supplies and CAPD since decades.