Consumer Day 2021: Consumer Club

March 15, 2021

The World Consumer Day wascelebrated by the District ConsumerUnion  and the Consumer club of theBesant 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’sNational Education Society Sri. K. Devananda Pai inaugurated the program,addressing the students and created awareness among consumers rights and hesuggested all the students should take advantage of the consumer club.

District Consumer AssociationsPresident Mr. S.J. Salian explains in his introductory speech said the ConsumerProtection Act that consumers were unaware of their rights. In this regard, afull range of Certificate Courses are already being conducted in 9 different collegesto enhance consumer rights awareness through students of different colleges.

Prizes were distributed to thestudents and teachers who won the various competitions held at the collegelevel as part of Consumer Day. Mrs. Aruna Kamath, Principal, S.D.M college,  the chief guest of the program, said atpresent students of the Colleges are aware of their responsibilities, andremind students to take advantage of the opportunities provided, and fight fortheir rights by becoming the part of customer unions. Social service can bedone through this.

Mrs. Geetha. The Consumer Co-ordinator,Government High School Irde, Uppalige, shared her views on the trainingprogram. Ms. Ramya, Deputy Officer, Consumer Affair Form, In her presidentialaddress, said that it is the responsibility of the citizens to reduce the useof 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 andHead 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 StudentSecretary Kumari Deeksha Shetty compered the programme. Kumari Aradhana made aprayer.

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