Mangaluru, Mar 15, 2018 : The Youth Council of the DK District Federation of Consumer Organisations was held at the Netravathi Auditorium of Zilla Panchayat with the objective of creating awareness on consumer rights. The event was held to coincide with World Consumer Day celebration. The Youth Council commenced operation with the office bearers taking oath.
Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer M R Ravi inaugurated the World Consumer Day programmes. Senior Civil Judge and District Legal Services Authority Secretary Mallana Gowda, Govinda Dasa First Grade College Principal Dr B Muralidhar Rao, Kavoor First Grade College Principal Dr U Tara Rao, Dhavala College Principal Ravish Kumar M, DK District Federation of Consumer Organisations President M J Salian and others were present.
Certificates were awarded to the students who passed in the one year certificate courses on Consumer Rights conducted in eight degree colleges. Shaima of Canara College who stood first was awarded a gold medal and a cash of Rs 2,500. The second place went to Samantha D’Souza of SDM College while Jayashree of Kavoor College bagged the third place.
Kavoor College students bagged first and second place in Project Work on Consumer Rights while the third position was shared by SDM and Canara College students.