NationalNews Misleading advertisements by News Monks September 16, 2020 September 16, 2020 Bookmark A+A- Reset Share 0FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail 7 The Department of Consumer Affairs has launched a portal-Grievance Against Misleading Advertisements (GAMA), to enable consumers to register their grievances against misleading advertisements. 3302 complaints have been received in 2017, 4025 complaints in 2018 and 4416 complaints in 2019. The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI), a voluntary self-regulatory organization, looks into complaints across all media. The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 provides for establishment of a Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) to regulate matters relating to violation of rights of consumers, unfair trade practices and false or misleading advertisements which are prejudicial to the interests of public and consumers and to promote, protect and enforce the rights of consumers as a class. One of the functions of the CCPA is to issue necessary guidelines to prevent unfair trade practices and protect consumers’ interest. This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Danve Rao saheb Dadarao in Lok Sabha today. You Might Also Like Ahead of Dream11 IPL 2020, Guru Randhawa, Yuvraj Singh, Rana Daggubati, Riteish Deshmukh, Sonu Sood along with Disney+ Hotstar VIP have a surprise for all cricket lovers! Home Credit India Completes 10-Years in India Market – 10SaalBemisal FADA concludes 5th Auto Retail Conclave – ‘Collaborate-Innovate-Accelerate’. Implementation of IM-PDS scheme Related Advertiement Share 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail previous post PM greets engineers on Engineers’ Day next post DBT-BIRAC is supporting Covid-19 vaccine development by facilitating establishment of r-VSV vaccine manufacturing platform for first time in India You may also like Bookmark TechGig continues its legacy of discovering & uplifting female coders with the... September 21, 2023 Bookmark International Patients’ Union advocates prioritizing ‘Patients’ at WHO’s first Global Patient Safety... September 21, 2023 Bookmark COLORS’ ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi 13’ welcomes the show’s ex-finalist Faisal Shaikh aka... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Teaser out now: COLORS ‘Chand Jalne Laga’ brings a fairytale romance; ropes... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Agri ministries and NGOs from 18 countries come together for a three-day... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Heartfulness App is the Only Meditation App Supporting 11 Languages Including English,... September 20, 2023 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.