Govt to spend Rs 90 lakh on consumer interest

Last Updated: Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 20:32

New Delhi: The government will spend Rs 90
lakh on a project, to be implemented through an NGO, to
promote and protect the interest of consumers against
unethical trade practices.

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA) has signed a
memorandum of understanding (MoU) with non-profit organisation
CUTS International with an objective to create an enabling
environment for promotion and protection of consumer interest,
the Jaipur-based NGO said in a statement.

"Given the importance of the issues, the DoCA is pleased
to sanction Rs 90 lakh for the project, CUTS will also add 10
lakh in it," the CUTS International noted.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 20:32

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