SEARCHED FOR:DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) likely to be attached with department of commerce
The commerce ministry argues that since BIS is related to framing quality standards for goods services and items which broadly deal with commerce ministry, the department should be attached with commerce ministry.
Consumer affairs minister Danve seeks BIS DG’s reply on transfer of scientists overlooking rules
Tiwari, as per official information accessed...
Will re-fix departments budgets as cash flow improves: TV Somanathan, Expenditure secretary
On capital expenditure this fiscalI think it (₹25...
Companies and e-commerce players need to display 'country of origin' on products: Paswan
In January 2018, the government amended the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 to add a new provision mandating declaration of 'country of origin' for manufacturers, importers, packers and e-commerce entities. The ministry has finalised the rules relating to the composition and functioning of the CCPA, and these are expected to be notified soon.
No proposal to make India the export hub of Apple products: Piyush Goyal
In a separate reply, he said that in the last six financial years (2014-20), India has received foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow worth $358.30 billion which is 53% of the FDI reported in the last 20 years. “However, no data regarding total investment under Make in India is maintained centrally,” he said.
Etail user protection law will apply to online services like Ola, MMT and IndiGo also
The rules were only believed to be regulating large e-commerce marketplaces such as Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal and single-brand e-commerce portals such as those of H&M, Patanjali and Ikea.
Consumer affairs ministry orders companies to strictly follow labelling norms
These details, along with the address of manufacturer and importer, common generic name and consumer-care information, must be written legibly on 40% of the packet while ecommerce companies must mention it on their website, failing which there would be penalties ranging from a fine of Rs 25,000 for the first offence going up to Rs 1.5 lakh or/and imprisonment for repeated violations.
Cement makers claim comes under the Bureau of Indian Standards lens
The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), a central body responsible for the standardization, marking and quality certification of goods, has directed cement manufacturers to refrain from making claims that are not backed by the relevant Indian standards.
Govt order to companies for stocking up 2 months' LPG supply in Kashmir sparks speculations
Describing the order as a "matter most urgent", the director asked the oil marketing companies to make adequate stocks of LPG which can last up to two months both at bottling plants as well as godowns.
Tharoor continues as head of Parliamentary panel on IT; Badal new external affairs committee member
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla in consultation with Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday announced the composition of several reconstituted parliamentary standing committees, with former Union Minister and Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal being made a member of the panel on external affairs.
Government notifies new rules for e-commerce entities: Here's what changed
According to the new rules, the e-commerce players will have to display the total price of goods and services offered for sale along with a break-up of other charges. They are also required to mention the 'expiry date' of goods offered for sale and the 'country of origin' of goods and services that are necessary for enabling the consumer to make an informed decision at the pre-purchase stage.
COVID-19: Paswan's office, food ministry in Krishi Bhawan sealed
"Due to one recent corona positive case found in the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, it has been decided that the Department of Food and Public Distribution office at Krishi Bhawan shall remain closed on May 19 and May 20 for intensive sanitization," an official order said.
Economic Survey sources data from Wikipedia, other private entities
Besides Wikipedia, the Survey has also relied on data from other private sources such as Bloomberg, ICRA, CMIE, Indian Institute of Management (Bengaluru), Forbes and the BSE. Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation.
Hundreds of Chinese investment proposals in limbo after Centre ups scrutiny on Beijing money
These proposals, ranging from early to growthstage investments, are on hold or are being moved between various departments and ministries as the government continues to maintain strict curbs on capital inflow from Beijing and Hong Kong.
Can India be a toy hub of the world, as PM Modi has exhorted? It’s a tough game
Industry experts also say the PM’s call to develop India into a toy hub and the commerce ministry’s move to make BIS certification compulsory after it raised import duty for toys in the budget are contradictory.