Government Issues 202 Notices To E-Commerce Entities For Misleading Consumers

The government has sent notices to several e-commerce companies to mislead consumers

In the past 12 months, the government issued 202 notices to several e-commerce companies about incorrect “country of origin” declarations for products on the platform. Most of the breakthroughs have to do with electronics, followed by clothing and household goods.

In addition to 202 reports to various e-commerce companies, violation reports were sent, such as incorrect information about expiration date, expiration date, manufacturer or importer address, maximum selling price or billing of more than 15 MRP cases.

However, the Ministry of Consumers did not disclose the names of these companies, and when media representatives asked why, Foreign Minister Lena Nandan did all the exercises to warn companies and consumers. He said it was done.

“Businesses need to realize that they are doing whatever is legally feasible to remedy consumer dissatisfaction, and consumers need to know their rights,” he said. I said at the press conference.

Officials also said 76 companies had compounded their crimes and more than 42.8 rupees were compounded by compound interest.