Parliamentary Secretary Legal Metrology & Consumers Affairs Laisam Simai addressing the youths and local people at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Itanagar appeal to ask for cash memo and check the MRP and other details while purchasing items from Shops and business establishment is a best way to know about the right of the consumers.
He was addressing the valedictory function and prize distribution programme of the 3rd edition of Itanagar Mini Marathon which got flagged off from Indira Gandhi Park to Rajiv Gandhi Stadium this morning by himself.
Simai said that our cautious and alertness will help us in getting the quality and right product from the market, in case if there is any discrepancy then that cash memo may help the consumer to file a case in the consumer court which is available for protection of rights of consumer and help in getting the right of the consumers who use to cheated in sometime.
He said that the department have been doing awareness for awareness of the consumers from time to time and in all schools and colleges and several campaign and seminar and conference is being held for the mass awareness among the consumers for state and said ‘ Jago grahak jago’
While lauding the officials of the deptt for organising the marathon which inspire and encourage as well help in maintaining the health and fitness and appeal them to continue the same and remain fit and fine.
In mens category Karbu Kena, Bamo Tanang, Bina Kayi remain first, second and third respectively. They were given away with a cash prizes of Thirty Thousand, Twenty Thousand and Fifteen Thousand with certificate of participation and cup. In Womens category Yabang Tali, Soni Nalo and Obur Sibo win the first, second and third respectively who were also given away with Thirty, Twenty and Fifteen thousand with cup and certificate respectively.
Five consolation prizes were also given in both category with a cash prize of Five Thousand respectively.
Few small children and older person were also given away with prizes and were felicitated by the officers of the deptt and chief guest .
Controller of Legal Metrology Hokom Ori, Asstiant Control Taba Tabin among other officers of the deptt also address the gathering who also participated in the marathon race.