Consumer Protection Council, Rourkela
B/90, Sector-7, ROURKELA-769003. Orissa. India
The Council was awarded the ďCHETANA
SAMMANí by the Government of Orissa, for being the outstanding voluntary
consumer organisation, during 1993.
The Council is a member of theCentral
Consumer ProtectionCouncil, a statutory
consultative body constituted by the Government of India.
The Council was a member of the Orissa State
Consumer Protection Council, a statutory consultative body constituted
by the Government of Orissa under the
Consumer Protection Act.
Council was a member of the Committee for selecting Small Scale Industries
producing quality producers for National Awards, constituted by the Government
The Council was also a member of the Consumer Advisory Committee on Petroleum
The Council is represented
Consumer Coordination Council, New
Delhi,a confederation of leading
consumer organisations of
Commission Advisory Committee of
the Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission.
Divisional Railway Users Consultative Committee, Chakradharpur, SE
TechnicalCommittees of Bureau of
StandingCommittee for Review of
the Standards of
Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 1977,
under the Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India.
Development Council for Electronic
Industry, under the Ministry
of Information Technology, Government of India
Above all, it is because of its dedicated and effective service and the
credibility it enjoys among the common man, the Council is being approached
by one and all, when they do not succeed in sorting out their problem.
The complainants range from a daily wage earner to a highly placed executive
of the Public Sector Steel Plant.
Similarly complainants irrespective of their region, religion, profession,
caste, Trade Union/Party affiliations approach the Council for speedy redressal
of their grievances.
It is also a matter of fact that
the Councilís presence is having a salutary
effect on those who will not mind
doing things which are not in consumer interests.
Encouraged by the presence of the
Council and equipped with the knowledge imparted by it, there are many
who are willing to fight for safeguarding their rights.
This is quite often acknowledged by many, who reap benefits even without
Consumer, monthly newsletter of Consumer
Protection Council, Rourkela.