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30th Jan, 2018: CALL FOR PAPERS - National Seminar on CONSUMERISM AND CONSUMER PROTECTION IN THE ERA OF OPEN MARKETS IN INDIA

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

National Seminar

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CONSUMERISM AND CONSUMER PROTECTION IN THE ERA OF OPEN MARKETS IN INDIA

(Sponsored by Panjab University, Chandigarh)

PG Govt. College for Girls, Sector 11, Chandigarh

30th January, 2018

Themes and sub-themes of the Seminar

A one day National Seminar is being organized to deliberate at length about the various issues relating to consumer rights, consumerist cultures and consumer grievances redressal mechanism. Experts and Participants are encouraged to present papers, share their views and suggest strategies to deal with issues detailed below

  1. Consumer Rights, Consumer awareness, Revisiting perceptions and definitions
  2. Social and psychological factors for rising consumerism, consumer behavior and consumer perception regarding Consumer culture in India
  3. Vulnerability of the consumer need and significance of Consumer Protection in market economy
  4. Effectiveness of the consumer courts in redressal of grievances of customers
  5. Role of NGOs in protection of consumer rights
  6. Consumer protection and vulnerable sections of the society
  7. Review of the existing mechanism of consumer protection in govt. institutions
  8. Responsibilities of the Corporate Sector in protection of consumer rights
  9. The history and current status of consumer movements in India
  10. Role of media in highlighting consumer affairs
  11. Consumer rights as Human Rights

REGISTRATION FEE - Rs 500 (on the spot)
Last date for sending abstracts: 20th January 2017
Last date for sending full papers : 25th January 2017
Email for sending abstracts, papers and other queries: sociogcg11@gmail.com

Convenor

Prof Nirupma Luthra
Head, Department of Sociology,
PG Govt College for Girls,
Sector 11, Chandigarh

Organising Secretary

Dr Manoj Kumar
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology,
PG Govt College for Girls,
Sector 11, Chandigarh
manojchandigarh@yahoo.co.in
9814704490

Organising Committee

Ms. Monika Sikka
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
PG Govt College for Girls,
Sector 11, Chandigarh

Dr Sukhwant Singh Sidhu
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology
PG Govt College for Girls,
Sector 11, Chandigarh
9872303827
sukhwantsidhuchd@yahoo.co.in

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