Consumer Day 2021: Consumer Club
The World Consumer Day was celebrated by the District Consumer Union and the Consumer club of the Besant Women's College was held on 15-03-2021 in the auditorium of the college. The correspondent of Besant Women’s College and the secretary of the Women’s National Education Society Sri. K. Devananda Pai inaugurated the program, addressing the students and created awareness among consumers rights and he suggested all the students should take advantage of the consumer club.
District Consumer Associations President Mr. S.J. Salian explains in his introductory speech said the Consumer Protection Act that consumers were unaware of their rights. In this regard, a full range of Certificate Courses are already being conducted in 9 different colleges to enhance consumer rights awareness through students of different colleges.
Prizes were distributed to the students and teachers who won the various competitions held at the college level as part of Consumer Day. Mrs. Aruna Kamath, Principal, S.D.M college, the chief guest of the program, said at present students of the Colleges are aware of their responsibilities, and remind students to take advantage of the opportunities provided, and fight for their rights by becoming the part of customer unions. Social service can be done through this.
Mrs. Geetha. The Consumer Co-ordinator, Government High School Irde, Uppalige, shared her views on the training program. Ms. Ramya, Deputy Officer, Consumer Affair Form, In her presidential address, said that it is the responsibility of the citizens to reduce the use of plastic and avoiding the use of plastic.
The Principal of the college, Dr. Satish Kumar Shetty P., who welcomed the guests. Consumer Club Co-ordinator and Head of the Department of Commerce Dr. Praveen Kumar K.C. made vote of thanks. Commerce lecturer Prof. Devika read the list of winners. Consumer Union Student Secretary Kumari Deeksha Shetty compered the programme. Kumari Aradhana made a prayer.