Consumer Affairs Ministry

Print label details of pre-packed food in big size:Govt to cos

At present, the declarations on the label are printed in such small fonts that consumers have complained to the government and even made representation to address the issue.

Jul 07, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
Salt crosses Rs 300 per kg in Delhi, UP, government trashes shortage rumours

Salt crosses Rs 300 per kg in Delhi, UP, government trashes shortage rumours

Amid rumours of a salt shortage in different parts of Delhi, National Capital Region (NCR) and Uttar Pradesh, both central and Delhi governments on Friday clarified there is no such shortage.

Nov 12, 2016, 11:26 AM IST
Direct selling companies barred from charging entry fee from agents

Direct selling companies barred from charging entry fee from agents

The Centre has decided to bar direct selling companies such as Amway, Tupperware and Oriflame from charging any entry fee from agents or compelling them to buy back unsold stocks.

Sep 11, 2016, 11:05 AM IST
Government finalises draft norms for direct selling industry

Government finalises draft norms for direct selling industry

The Consumer Affairs Ministry today finalised draft guidelines for the Rs 72,000 crore direct selling industry with a view to safeguarding interest of consumers by differentiating genuine schemes from money-swindling ponzi ones.

Jul 29, 2016, 20:55 PM IST