The Department of Consumer Affairs, Food, Civil Supplies, A.P, Hyderabad in association with The Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FAPCCI) jointly organized a “World Consumer Day Celebrations” and Valedictory Address on “Fair Financial Services” on 15th March 2011 from 10 am to 5 pm, at K.L.N. Prasad Auditorium, Federation House, FAPCCI, Red Hills, Lakdi-Ka-Pul, Hyderabad.
Mr. S.V. Rama Rao, IPS, Additional DGP – CIDis the chief guest for this occasion. Mr.Sanjay Jaju,IAS, Commissioner,Civil Supplies, Mr. S H Huda, IPS,Addl DGP & Controller of Legal Metrology, Mr. M. Dinakar Babu. IAS, VC & MD, AP Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd, Mr. K.R.B.H.N. Chakravarthi, IAS., Director, Consumer Relations,Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, Mr. Shekhar Agarwal,President, FAPCCI,Mr. V.V. Sanyasi Rao,Chairman,Consumer relations Committee, FAPCCI, Mrs. Rajam Ganeshan, Mr. Narsimhulu was participated at the occasion.
Mr. S.V. Ramana Murthy, IPS., Additional Director General of Police, CID, inaugurated the Celebrations.Mr. Shekhar Agarwal, President, FAPCCI has welcomed the gathering.Mr. V.V.Sanyasi Rao, Chairman, Consumer Relations Committee, FAPCCI explained the purpose of the Celebrations.
While addressing, Mr. S.V. Ramana Murthy, Chief Guest, explained the precautions to be taken in dealing with people in financial matters and also explained the role of CID in identifying the cheats and culprits in financial market and looting the hard earned money.He also explained how the Police have implemented the modern technology in identifying the people who are going for financial crimes and other crimes.
Mr. Sanjay Jaju, IAS., Commissioner of Civil Supplies and Chief Guest of the Evening addressed on World Consumer Rights Day relating to how the Government of AP is taking the responsibility of protecting consumers from the fraud financial companies, chit funds and banks.
In the first technical session Mr. Gowri Shankar, President, Consumer Federation of AP, Mr. Ganesan, Journalist, Consumer Activist, Mr. Shekhar, CGM, HDFC Bank, Mr. Karunaka Reddy M, CEO, Smaat Aqua Technologies Pvt. Ltd., etc., addressed on “How customers can invest in fair financial services an get benefit out of it without getting attracted to the false NBFCs Chit Fund companies etc”.
Mr. Shekhar, Chief General Manager of HDFC Bank explained various products offered by the Banks for the safe investments of the individuals.
Mr. M.Sebastian, RBI Ombudsman has given keynote address on “Fair Financial Services and How the Ombudsman are safeguarding the interests of the consumers related to banks and financial companies”. He said the people should not be greedy and invest for high returns.
The Organizers’ organized various competitions on Consumer Relations to the students of various schools in the city.
“Viniyoga Tarangini” & Souvenir on “World Consumers Awareness day Celebrations” were released by Mr. Sanjay Jaju, IAS and Mr. S A Huda, IPS.