15 March: World Consumer Rights Day

  • 15 Mar 2022

The World Consumer Rights Day is observed on March 15 globally to raise awareness about consumer rights and needs, demand that consumer rights are protected.

  • This year, the Membership of Consumers International – 200 consumer groups in 100 countries – selected “Fair Digital Finance” as the global theme. By 2024, digital banking consumers are expected to exceed 3.6 billion.
  • Consumer grievances in India are addressed by the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, a quasi-judicial commission set up in 1988 under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. The commission is headed by a sitting or retired judge of the Supreme Court.