The Centre on Monday directed state governments to implement Bureau of Indian Customary (BIS) certification on client merchandise whereas stressing using digital know-how to guard client rights and scale back pending instances in client courts.
After inaugurating a day-long workshop on “Client Safety within the northern states” held in Chandigarh, Client Affairs Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh emphasised the position of know-how in strengthening the buyer safety ecosystem and the significance of infrastructure and human assets in client commissions.
The Secretary stated, “State heads ought to be certain that BIS Certification is enforced on required merchandise for client security,” an official assertion stated.
He additionally mentioned the time dissemination undertaking by Indian House Analysis Organisation (ISRO) to scale back India’s reliance on Western international locations for time accuracy.
Nidhi Khare, Further Secretary within the Client Affairs Ministry, burdened using digital know-how to guard client rights, scale back the pendency of instances in client commissions, and the significance of transferring in the direction of necessary e-filing.
She highlighted the work of the ministry on deceptive ads, endorsement tips, e-commerce platforms, and direct promoting tips, and urged customers to be cautious of deceptive adverts on all platforms.
She additionally made customers conscious of playing video games, merchandise with out BIS Certification, and influencers selling merchandise, the assertion added.
Senior officers from Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh governments attended the workshop.