Government of India, Department of Consumer Affairs, New Delhi had stated that, the Government of India, Department of Consumer Affairs had launched a Scheme “Strengthening of Consumer Fora” for implementation during XI Plan. As large number of States and UTs could not avail the Financial Assistance under the Scheme, it was decided to continue the Scheme during the XII Plan with some modifications. As per the guidelines, an Empowered Committee has to be constituted in each State under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary of the concerned State.The Empowered Committee will make further allocation of funds for the construction/strengthening of infrastructure of individual Consumer Fora based on local need analysis.
The Registrar, AP State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Hyderabad has requested to take necessary steps for constitution of Empowered Committee under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary of the State Government as per the guidelines of the Government of India at an early date.
Government after consideration hereby constitute an Empowered Committee under the Chairma]nship of Chief Secretary with the following members for implementation of the scheme titled “Strengthening of Consumer For a” for construction of consumer For a buildings and also for other items indicated in the scheme.
|2||E.O. Secretary to Govt, CAF & CS Department.||Member|
|3||E.O. Joint Secretary to Govt., CAF & CS Department||Member|
|4||President, AP State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commision, Hyderabad||
|5||Registrar, AP State Consumer Disputes Redressal
|6||Joint Secretary/ Director, Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi.||Nominee|
The empowered Committee shall follow the guidelines and norms prescribed by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi for strengthening of Consumer Fora before release of funds.
The Registrar, AP State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Hyderabad shall take necessary further action in the matter.
G.O.Ms.No. 19 Dated 13-08-2013
1. From the Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Dept of Consumer Affairs, New Delhi Lr. No. 4(1)/2012-CPU, dt. 30.4.2013.
2. From the Registrar, AP State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Hyderabad, Lr. Roc No. 54/APSCDRC/2013/ADMN, Dt. 4.6.2013.