Webliography: Justice for all

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Webliography: Justice for all
Consumer Organisations in India:
1. http://www.cercindia.org/
CERC (Consumer Education and Research Centre) is a non profit, non
government body, dedicated to the protection and promotion of consumer
interests through active use of research, media, law, advocacy and information
2. http://www.cuts-international.org/NCP.htm
CUTS International (Consumer Unity & Trust Society) began its journey in
1983 in Rajasthan, from a rural development communication initiative, a wall
newspaper Gram Gadar (Village Revolution). CUTS, as a research, advocacy and
networking organisation works on several areas of public interest such as Consumer
3. http://www.icrpc.org/
ICPRC (International Consumer Rights Protection Council) is a registered
NGO that helps and guides grieved consumers to file their consumer complaints
with the Consumer Courts in India.
Government Support for Consumers:
1. http://fcamin.nic.in/
Ministry of Consumer Affairs
The Department of Consumer Affairs under Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & PD
is responsible for the formulation of policies for monitoring prices, availability of
essential commodities, Consumer Movement in the country and controlling of
statutory bodies like Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and Weights and Measures.
2. http://ncdrc.nic.in/
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National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission
To provide inexpensive, speedy and summary redressal of consumer disputes,
quasi-judicial bodies have been set up in each District and State and at the
national level, called the District Forums, the State Consumer Disputes Redressal
Commissions and the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission
respectively. At present, there are several District Forums and State
Commissions with the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission
(NCDRC) at the apex.
3. http://www.corecentre.co.in/guest/aboutus.asp
The CORE Centre has been set up with assistance by the Ministry of Consumer
Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India, to provide a most
scientific and effective system of collection and dissemination of consumer
related information.
The Law:
(Applicable Laws: Consumer Protection)
(Consumer Protection Act, 1986: India)