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The Curse of Child Labour and Generating Consumer Awareness

The Curse of Child Labour and Generating Consumer Awareness

BY MR. ASHIM SANYAL, COO CONSUMER VOICE According to the Census of India 2011, 10 million children are engaged in labour or seeking work. This picture is alarming. Add to that, instances of children working in the harshest of conditions like mining, zari and carpet factories, the case of child […]

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Air Purifier

Air Purifier

Thinking of breathing some fresh air this pollution season? Then get home the best air purifier that suits your needs and your home. Get a complete guide on air purifier and comparison of the top brands for your purpose.

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Green Action Week Workshop in Vivek Vihar and Ghaziabad

As part of Green Action Week, on the theme of sharing community, Consumer VOICE organised an event on 31st October 2019 with the residents of Vivek Vihar and Ghaziabad (NCR). The residents joined hands by planting air purifying plants and trees to contribute towards clean air for all campaign activities. Vivek […]

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Diabetes

Diabetes

Do you know the difference between artificial and natural sweeteners? Do you think you are at risk of getting diabetes? Get all your diabetes related answers and queries solved in Consumer VOICE Guide on diabetes.

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Education Loan

Education Loan

Now you need not sacrifice your career for lack of finances. Most Indian banks offer education loans at reasonable rates for your to pursue your dream of higher education. To know which bank offers what kind of education loan, get your copy on education loans right away!

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Water Purifier

Water Purifier

Is your water unfit for drinking? Then get yourself and your family a water purifier that gives you the best drinking water both in taste and quality. Grab your copy of Consumer VOICE Water Purifier Buying Guide for your home right now!

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Workshop on Tans Fats with Government School Teachers in Mayur Vihar

Consumer VOICE, a leading consumer organisation working for the protection of consumer issues, is campaigning at different levels for the elimination of trans fats from food in India. As part of this campaign, Consumer VOICE reached out to Government Co-education School, in Mayur Vihar Phase I,  Delhi to sensitise school […]

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Green Action Week Workshop in Rajpur Khurd village

As part of Green Action Week, the residents of Rajpur Khurd village joined hands by planting air purifying plants and trees on 12 Oct 2019. Based on the theme of sharing community, Consumer VOICE celebrated Green Action Week, with the residents of Rajpur Khurd village who enthusiastically planted trees for […]

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Student Workshop on Trans Fat on World Food Day

On the occasion of World Food Day, 16th Oct 2019, Consumer VOICE sensitized the students of Soami Nagar Model School, New Delhi on trans fat in food and why they should avoid it for a healthy life. Ms.Rinki Sharma, Head, Projects Consumer VOICE, interacted with students of the school and […]

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OYO: Your Stay Provider

OYO: Your Stay Provider

Consumer VOICE, editor, Sharmila Das in conversation with Aditya Ghosh, CEO, India & South Asia, OYO Hotel & Homes Hotel and hospitality brand OYO first opened its door in 2013 with a single property. Up till now, surely it traversed a long path. As in 2019, OYO now hosts guests […]

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Stakeholders’ Consultation on Road Safety

In order to strengthen road safety, Consumer VOICE in association with its state partners of Lucknow, Guwahati and Chandigarh organized stakeholders’ consultation in these cities. The six pillars of road safety were stressed in all the consultations which help in reducing road accidents. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Consumer VOICE along with […]

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Workshop on Green Action Week in Soami Nagar, New Delhi

As part of Green Action Week activities, Consumer VOICE successfully organised , its first ever women centric workshop on 4th September 2019 at Soami Nagar New Delhi. With the theme ‘Community Sharing’, it witnessed an enthusiast participation of more than 60 women from different age groups including senior citizens. Ms.Rinki Sharma (Head […]

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Hypertension – How to say goodbye to hypertension

Hypertension – How to say goodbye to hypertension

Hypertension which is a lifestyle disease is now rampant in many countries. It is usually a result of excessive intake of saturated fatty acids and trans fatty acids, along with higher consumption of salt and sugar. All these collectively increase the risk factors for cardiovascular diseases including hypertension. . Hypertension […]

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Run for a healthy Heart – An event to sensitise people on trans fat

Consumer VOICE organised an event to sensitize people about trans fat food and its harmful effects on health at Nehru Park, New Delhi on 22nd of September, 2019. Fitness freak community especially Delhi Runners Group (DRG) and Tubanator Cyclist Group (TCG) supported the campaign and urged people to go trans […]

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Take note of your daily food intake

Take note of your daily food intake

Richa Pande All fats are not necessarily harmful. Some fats are vital for human well being. Cooking oils and solid fats together are referred to as ‘fats’ (Source: Dietary Guidelines, NIN). They can be classified as saturated fats and unsaturated fats. The difference between good and bad fat is in […]

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New set of Health Warnings on all Tobacco Products

From September 1st, 2019, new tobacco new sets of specified health warnings issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, for all tobacco product packs will be implemented. The Ministry notified new sets of specified health warnings for all tobacco product packs by making an amendment in the Cigarettes […]

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6 Things to Keep in Mind Before Taking an Education Loan

6 Things to Keep in Mind Before Taking an Education Loan

With education cost rising every year, education loans have almost become inevitable.  As most of the students studying in top educational institutions expect to earn high salaries at the end of their studies, they are likely to be in a position to repay the education loans over a period of […]

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Should You Take an Education Loan for Higher Studies

Should You Take an Education Loan for Higher Studies

According to a reliable source, the ticket size of educational loans in India has increased 47 percent in the last fiscal year, while the number of students seeking loans has reduced by 7 percent to 2.5 lakh. This data tells us that while the total amount of student loans has […]

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Is Microwave Cooking Safe?

Is Microwave Cooking Safe?

Microwaves seem like an awesome invention when you get back home after a long day at work and don’t have to cook (frozen foods) or sweat over the stove. But is cooking in the microwave safe? What’s the best way to cook in a microwave? Let’s try to find out. […]

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Consumer Protection Bill, Product Liability and Brand Protection

Author: Nakul Pasricha, President, Authentication Solution Providers’ Association (ASPA)   The Consumer Protection Bill 2019 has been passed by Parliament, replacing the more than three decades old Consumer Protection Act, 1986. While the earlier law did cover unfair trade practices, the current one makes it more comprehensive. It is a […]

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10 Best Reasons to Have Oats

10 Best Reasons to Have Oats

Many people feel lethargic or lazy in the mornings. They move slowly and lack the energy to be excited about almost anything. If you also belong to this category, then it’s time you consider starting your day with oats. Yes, the taste will need to be acquired over time, but […]

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How to Avoid Artificially Ripened Fruits?

How to Avoid Artificially Ripened Fruits?

You are in the local supermarket, and you see apples so red or cauliflower so huge that you want to buy them all. But before you shop in bulk, you need to remember that all that glitters is not gold. The markets are full of artificially ripened fruits and vegetables […]

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Oats – Are Oats Healthy?

Oats – Are Oats Healthy?

With a whole lot of articles and stories floating on the internet on healthy eating and nutrition – one food item that invariably features is oats. Before you grab that jar of oats from the shelf, you need to understand what oats are, how they boost your health, and whether […]

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Has Microwave Ovens Made Life Simple for Us?

Has Microwave Ovens Made Life Simple for Us?

Microwave ovens are a technological wonder that has helped people to survive on frozen or packaged meals. But are these home appliances worth the cost when there are concerns about microwave ovens killing the nutritional value of the foods? Let’s find out. How has Microwave Oven made Life Simple? Less […]

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Thank you for Supporting the Consumer Protection Bill

Consumers are always vulnerable to markets and marketing tactics. They easily fall prey to shady marketing, tall claims, shoddy products and misleading advertising. The Consumer Protection Act of 1986 had outlived its purpose of aiding consumers as the market scenario has changed completely in the last 3 decades. The passage […]

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The fight against NCDs and trans fat

The fight against NCDs and trans fat

By Mr. Ashim Sanyal, COO Consumer VOICE Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have emerged as the leading cause of human mortality and morbidity in low, middle and high-income countries alike and India is not an exception. WHO has flagged off this as a major disaster for future and their control program REPLACE […]

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Digital Payments and Risks

Consumer confidence is a key determinant for ensuring growth of digital payment industry. Frauds are bound to dent consumer confidence which includes Phishing Frauds. Fraudsters dupe customers through SMS/emails/phone calls to provide sensitive information such as PINS/passwords that may lead to misappropriation of funds from wallets.   The Indian Express […]

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Air Conditioner

Air Conditioner

Say goodbye to the scorching heat with the best and cheapest air conditioner. A detailed product survey of the top 20 split air conditioners by Consumer VOICE experts will help you choose the best.

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6 Secrets to Avoid Getting Scammed Via Misleading Ads

6 Secrets to Avoid Getting Scammed Via Misleading Ads

Those days are long gone when people used to create advertisements only to persuade consumers to buy their products and services over others. Now, most of the people are using advertising as a tool to mislead consumers into buying or using products and services that are not worth it. It […]

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Top 7 Education Loans for Indians Seeking Foreign Education

Top 7 Education Loans for Indians Seeking Foreign Education

The dream of studying abroad is seen by many students, but most of the students give up the hope of seeking education at a foreign institution when they learn about the costs associated with realizing this dream. If you are also planning to give up this dream, there is some […]

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How to Increase the Shelf Life of Mustard Oil?

How to Increase the Shelf Life of Mustard Oil?

Mustard Oil is one of the common Indian kitchen ingredients that cannot be replaced. Its unique and pungent flavor, and its ability to make foods taste divine. If you love it too and want to make sure that you use it only when it can enhance your health rather than […]

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Whitening Toothpaste – Does It Really Whiten Your Teeth

Whitening Toothpaste – Does It Really Whiten Your Teeth

Everyone dreams of having pearly white teeth that are perfectly aligned and make us more beautiful. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have near perfect teeth,andthis compels us to rely on everything that promises to help, be it the baking soda or whitening toothpaste.If you are an Indian consumer who is […]

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FAQ On Filing Consumer Compliant Online

FAQ On Filing Consumer Compliant Online

Indian consumers have become more aware of their rights in recent years. The result of such awareness is that more and more people are filing consumer complaint online and getting justice from the consumer courts. If you have also been cheated by a manufacturer like a manufacturer of a microwave […]

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Charcoal in Toothpaste – Is it good or bad?

Charcoal in Toothpaste – Is it good or bad?

There were times when you heard the word charcoal, you thought of the old charcoal stoves on which your grandmothers used to cook food. But now, charcoal is present in everything from a face mask to a toothpaste.If you want to know whether charcoal in toothpaste is a smart idea […]

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Is the Ice Cream You Buying Worth It?

Ice cream is an indulgence people can barely resist. Most of us have ice creams particularly in the summers to beat the heat while some also have it in winters just for the amazing taste. No matter what your reasons for indulging in ice creams are, you should know that […]

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How can Consumer Protection Act be a Boon

How Can Consumer Protection Act Be a Boon?The Consumer Protection Act can be a useful tool in a consumer’s arsenal only if the consumer knows how to use it the right way. If you are also an aware Indian consumer who has been cheated, conned or tricked by a product […]

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Higher Taxation by GST Council will curb Tobacco Addiction

Consumer VOICE in its effort to control tobacco menace has been working closely with the government and other state partners. With the budget round the corner and the new Finance Minster taking charge, Consumer VOICE has urged the members of the GST Council to retain tobacco products as demerit goods […]

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Benefits of Ceiling Fans: How they Add Joy to Your Life

Benefits of Ceiling Fans: How they Add Joy to Your Life

If you live in a country like India where summers last for most of the year while winters are barely there for a handful of months, then ceiling fans are likely an essential part of your home. The best thing about ceiling fans is that they stay in the background, […]

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