WELCOME TO DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Department of Consumer Affairs is one of the two Departments under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution. It was constituted as a separate Department in June 1997 as it was considered necessary to have a separate Department to give a fillip to the nascent consumer movement in the country.
The Department has been entrusted with the following work
- Implementation of Consumer Protection Act, 2019.
- Implementation of Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016
- Implementation of Standards of Weights and Measures - The Legal Metrology Act, 2009.