World Consumer Rights Day

Today 15th March ‘World Consumer Day’ to raise awareness about consumer rights and needs, under the theme “Trusted Smart Products”. The day was inspired by US President John F Kennedy, who was the first leader to address the issue of consumer rights in a special message sent to US congress on 15th March 1962.
Everyone in the world is a consumer. buying and selling is the part of human civilization, this is happening since our ancestors. Previously people used to exchange goods with goods and service, slowly this system turned into currency system. But everyone knows the situation of the market these days, we can buy the products from home without going out.We can do it in the internet.
But in other hand there are much possibilities that consumer to be cheated in the global market like: mixing edible food with non edible things, online fraud, sky rocketing price for low quality goods and service. Today is the Day for discussing about these issue and lobby for fair trade and transparent market.
consumer rights mean that each consumer has the right to have information about the quality, quantity, purity, price and standard of goods and services.
Hence it becomes essential that the people are aware of their rights. so what are the rights of consumer.
The right to free choice of goods & service
The right to be fully informed about the performance and quality of all goods and service.
The right to be heard in all decision making processes related to consumer interest.
The right to be protected from all kinds of hazardous goods and service.
The rights to complete consumer education.
there is saying consumer is king in market he is regarded as the God, but the still consumer has been infringed in market, the consumer is being cheated because of lack of awareness. the Day is for awareness and preservation of consumer rights. At the end, Best wishes to all consumers and a Warning to service providers.
Thanking You !!
                                                                       – Shiva Raj Karki

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