Journalists’ belonging to print and electronic media from 12 project districts as well as from Jaipur has confirmed their participation. Officials from departments related with consumer protection will also be participating in consultation.
As media being an integral part of society is also a crucial stakeholder in advocating and strengthening socio-economic aspect of society. Thus, objective of consultation is to receive their feedback on emerging issues and challenges in the area of consumer protection and to discuss the possible joint strategies to address those concerns. Resulting into more informed reporting by the media on consumer protection issues affecting the common man and better collaboration with consumer organisations to advocate with policy makers in efforts to strengthen the consumer protection regime.