Mangaluru, Mar 15, 2017: Students of Government First Grade College, Kavoor have won laurels in the Consumer Education Certificate course conducted in seven institutions of DK district. The students of Kavoor College have bagged gold, silver and bronze medals in the course.
Vidya Kallayyam, Vittal and Pradeep of the college received gold, silver and bronze medals respectively during the Word Consumer Day programme held at the Netravathi Auditorium of DK Zilla Panchayat on March 15, Wednesday. Students of Kavoor College have also bagged the first three places in best project work pertaining to consumer rights. A total of 165 students had appeared for the certificate course test of whom 148 have succeeded.
Already Consumer Clubs are functioning in as many as 60 high schools of the district in order to create awareness on consumer rights.
The World Consumer Day programme was inaugurated by Vishweshwar Bhat, President of District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum. Dr. M R Ravi, Chief Executive Officer of Zilla Panchayat, Mallanagowda, Secretary of District Legal Services Authority, Dr B Muralidhar Rao, Principal of Govinda Dasa First Grade College, Suratkal, Aruna P Kamath, Principal of SDM College of Business Management and U Tara Rao, Principal of Government First Grade College, Kavoor were on the dais.
The event was held under the joint auspices of District Administration, Food and Civil Supplies Department, District Federation of Consumers Organisations and District Legal Services Authority.