About Consumers India
Consumers India is a non-profit organization set up by former officers of Department of Consumer Affairs and other senior officers of Government of India, with a view to use their knowledge and experience for the benefit of consumers.Consumers India has taken up several important campaigns with a view to safeguard interests of large number of consumers. Some of them relate to ‘Unethical Medical Practices’, ‘Misleading Ads’, ‘Ageing with Dignity’, ‘Access to Affordable Medicines’, ‘Make banking consumer friendly’, ‘Right to Information’, ‘Justice for all…Just Now’, ‘I am a city changer’, ‘Junk the junk food’ etc.
‘Internship’ programme was launched by Consumers India for students pursuing higher education on 15th September, 2012 and four batches have since completed their internship.The fifth batch is currently under progress. They have studied important consumer issues under the able guidance of experienced mentors. Several issues, highlighted by interns in their studies, have been taken up with the concerned authorities at the highest level.
Further details regarding our activities and concerns may be seen on our Blog at the following link:
|Eligibility||Students pursuing undergraduate or graduate programme in any discipline from recognised institutions in India|
|Last date for receipt of complete application in prescribed format||December 5, 2013 *
|Finalisation of selection process and communication to applicants
|December 9, 2013|
|Date of Induction Programme in Delhi
|December 21, 2013|
|Period of Internship||December 21, 2013 to January 20, 2014
|Date of final submission of Study Report, duly approved by Mentors||January 27, 2014
*unsigned applications received by email will be considered.
Guidelines about internship programme may be seen on following link:
CONTACT DETAILS :
Dr (Mrs)Jayashree Gupta, President, Consumers India
& Chairperson, Human Rights Group,
SUM, An NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of United Nations,
Former Additional Secretary to Government of India &
Chairperson & Managing Director
Indian Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Limited, A Govt. of India enterprise