6.07 lakh consumer cases are pending.

6.07 lakh consumer cases are in bending


The Consumer Court was established in 1986. This was established mainly to enact the Consumer Protection Act of 1986 (COPRA). 

A report says that the total number of cases filed in the consumer court is around 6.07 lakh. In that case there 4 thousand of case are registered before 2000. 

 It can indicate the dereliction of duty of some officers who are not working correctly. 

Main reason:

The main reason for the consumer court establishment is to protect the consumers who are buying things from the sellers, shop and corporate.  Some consumers are cheated by some sellers because of the reasoning of monopoly, not getting enough awareness, etc.

 By avoiding this term, it means prohibiting the dominant position of the sellers over the consumers by using demands, depending on the situation.

 Stopping the selling frauds among the country’s people is taken by some owners from the people for the yielding purpose.

Brief Notes: 

India’s having 6,07,996 cases is bending by including the 4 thousand cases that were filled before 2000. The case contains 629 district and 35 state commissions with the NCDRC

The consumer court is under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs. Shri Piyush Goyal (57) is a Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Textiles, and Leader of the Rajya Sabha. The most frequently filed cases in the consumer court are from Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, etc.

 The court has 3-5 months to complete the case, as provided by the Consumer Protection Act.

How do I register a complaint with the consumer court?

Step 1: Go to the Consumer Help Line website and register a complaint online https://consumerhelpline.gov.in/.

Step 2: Call the toll-free number (1915).

Step 3: Send an SMS to 8800001915 at this number.
Step 4: Register your grievance through the NCH app.

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