Google India, Ministry of Consumer Affairs Tie Up for Digitally Safe Consumer Campaign (Download PDF)

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Google India has partnered with the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs to launch nationwide Digitally Safe Consumer campaign to raise awareness among consumers about online safety and better protect consumer interest online. The campaign is expected to be rolled out in January 2017.

Google & Ministry of Consumer Affairs

Google & Ministry of Consumer Affairs

Google & Ministry of Consumer Affairs

Highlights

  • It will reach out with training materials to over 1,200 consumer organizations as well as consumer affairs department of every state/UT.
  • It will be yearlong campaign focused on building capacities of consumer organizations, personnel of consumer affairs department and counsellors of National Consumer Helpline on Internet safety.
  • Google with the help of partner agencies will work towards advocating digital security and privacy needs through ‘Digital Literacy, Safety & Security’ workshops.
  • It will be through a ‘Train the Trainer’ model for approximately 500 people including 250 consumer organizations across the country.
  • These trainers will further engage with the local community to spread awareness around the need for Internet safety.
  • Each of its workshops aims to educate the Internet users about the challenges of Internet safety
  • Security through engaging media like writes ups, posters, interactive quizzes and audio-visuals.

About Ministry of Consumer Affairs

  • Jurisdiction: India
  • Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Cabinet minister: Ram Vilas Paswan
  • Objectives: The remunerative rates for the farmers, Supply of food grains at reasonable prices to the consumers through the public distribution system.
  • The Ministry is headed by a minister of Cabinet rank.
  • The ministry is divided into two departments, the Department of Food and Public Distribution & the Department of Consumer Affairs.
Departments of Consumer Affairs

Departments of Consumer Affairs

Departments of Consumer Affairs

- Published/Last Modified on: December 25, 2016

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