Suggestions regarding action that citizen can take against Misleading Advertisements

Suggestions regarding action that citizen can take against Misleading Advertisements
Last Date Jan 24,2015 04:15 AM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs)
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Any consumer movement can be successful only with the whole-hearted participation by the consumers.  All the citizens of the country are consumers in one way or the ...

Any consumer movement can be successful only with the whole-hearted participation by the consumers.  All the citizens of the country are consumers in one way or the other.  The citizens, therefore, is expected to be pro-active in identifying misleading advertisement, suggest effective measures to tackle such advertisements and are also expected to offer out of the box ideas so that the movement against misleading advertisement can really picks up the desired momentum.

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Suggestions are invited regarding action that citizen can take against Misleading Advertisements.

The last date for submission of your comments is 23rd January 2015.

For more information on Misleading Advertisements: http://cdn.mygov.nic.in/bundles/frontendgeneral/pdf/brief-on-misleading-...

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Arjun P Kishore 4 years 5 months ago

There should be a Consumer Products and Advertisements regulation board that has to be set up. It's functionality
1. Independent testing of products and features as listed on product packaging
2. Review misleading information on Advertisements and penalize offending products on fast track

Additional features
1. Research laboratories
2. Consumer grievance portal
3. Consumer research portal - Where individual researchers are allowed to post their research/findings on products