Call For Papers: National Seminar on Consumerism and Consumer Protection in the era of open markets in India

National Seminar on Consumerism and Consumer Protection in the era of open markets in India

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

National Seminar on Consumerism and Consumer Protection in the era of open markets in India PG Govt College for Girls, Sector 11, Chandigarh

30th January. 2017

Themes and sub themes of the Seminar

In the light of the above concept note, A one day National Seminar is proposed in order to deliberate at length about the various issues relating to consumer rights, consumerist cultures and consumer grievances redressal mechanism, Experts and Participants will be encouraged to present papers, share their views and suggest strategies to deal with issues detailed below

  1. a) Consumer Rights, Consumer awareness, Revisiting perceptions and definitions,
  2. b) Social and psychological factors for rising consumerism, consumer behavior and consumer perception
  3. c) Vulnerability of the consumer need and significance of Consumer Protection in market economy
  4. d) Effectiveness of the consumer courts in redressal of grievances of customers
  5. e) Role of NGOs in protection of consumer rights
  6. f) Consumer protection and vulnerable sections of the society
  7. g) Review of the existing mechanism of consumer protection in govt institutions
  8. h) Responsibilities of the Corporate Sector in protection of Consumer Rights Consumer Movements in India, Consumer Culture in India,
  9. i) Role of media in highlighting consumer affairs
  10. j) Trace the history of consumer movements in India
  11. k) Consumer rights as Human Rights

REGISTRATION FEE – Rs 500 (on the spot)

Last date for sending abstracts – 15 January 2017

Last date for sending full papers 25th January 2017

Email for sending abstracts, papers and other querries sociogcg11@gmail.com

Organising Secretary

Dr Manoj Kumar Department of Sociology,

PG Govt College for Girls, Sector 11,

Chandigarh

manojchandigarh@yahoo.co.in

9814704490

 

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