Dimapur, August 4: Sensitizing the consumers about the right, duty and responsibilities as a consumer the Department of legal Metrology and consumer protection organised the first ever consumer awareness programme at Hopongkyu Memorial Hall Kiphire, on July 31. The programme graced by Principal Secretary Legal Metrology & Consumer Protection, Food & Civil Supplies and APC N. Hushili Sema, IAS as guest of honour.
Addressing the gathering attended by students, HODS, students, public leaders and various NGOS. N. Hushili Sema said it is important for the consumer to know ones right, duty and responsibilities at the same time appeal NGOS, intellectuals and civil societies of Kiphire to assist in protecting the rights of consumers. She also assured that District consumer Forum will be set up shortly.
SDO (C) Nyempo Wallim said the programme will immensely benefit not only the public of Kiphire but officers from various departments.
President USLP, Seopi Sangtam speaking on behalf of the public of Kiphire urged the department to quickly set up District redressal forum and consumer court at the earliest.
Later, Joint controller & HOD Legal Metrology & Consumer Protection, Haikambe proposed the vote of thanks. The programme was chaired by Thriseo Sangtam and a special song was presented by B Y E Kiphire Town Baptist Lithro.
(Page News Service)