SRINAGAR, OCT 13: Legal Metrology Department conducted a consumer awareness programme at Government Higher Secondary School Booniyar today wherein the Controller LMD J&K Ali Afsar Khan was the chief guest.
Other senior officers of the Department including Joint Controller Kashmir Amar Singh, Deputy Controller Enforcement Kashmir Tanveer Ahmad and Assistant Controller Baramulla Mudasir Rashid participated in the event. Principal Government Higher Secondary School BooniyarSareer Ahmad Khan was the guest of honour. A massive gathering of students and consumers of the local area participated in the programme with great zeal.
During the programme, Controller LMD J&K AliAfsar Khan highlighted the importance of Legal Metrology in the modern society. He said that consumer awareness is going to remain a top priority of the Department in the near future. Further, he urged the consumers to register their genuine grievances with the Department for speedy and proper redress.
Deputy Controller Enforcement Kashmir shared various cases of consumer importance with the audience. Principal GHSS Booniyar also highlighted the need for educating consumers about their rights and responsibilities. Moreover, students delivered speeches on the topic “consumer awareness and consumer protection” and three students were given General knowledge booklets as a prize for their performance. Besides, printed material was distributed among the participants as part of imparting consumer education.