World Consumer Rights Day held at Phek

Dimapur, March16 (DIPR): Along with rest of the state, the World Consumer Rights day was organized at Phek Headquarters in the form of workshop, which was jointly organized by the department of Legal Metrology & Consumer Protection (LMCP) and Phek District Voluntary Consumer Organization (PDVCO) at Phek town council office.
The main speaker Chief Advisor PTC, Shevotso Rhakho emphasized that right of the consumer is the most important aspect in our daily life as all of our activities are targeted to earning and this earning is mainly spent for buying other good/commodities or services. The speaker went to the extent of saying that today’s society is self-centered where one puts his needs in the first place. This selfness should be minimized so that both the seller/traders and the buyers can complement each other’s need. He also stressed that problems can be discussed and solved in this kind of gatherings and advised the gathering to utilize the service of the department or the authorities concerned to redress the grievances of the consumers. Others speakers included Vekhoneyi President PDVCO, Vekuta, Advisor PTC, Head GB and chairman of different colonies. All the speakers stressed on the need of consumer awareness among the people so that consumers get their due share and they are not denied of their rights.
The programme ended with vote of thanks delivered by Khruzo Venyo, General Secretary PDVCO, after which the department of LMCP along with the PTCSU and PDVCO visited various commercials establishment in the town.

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