Online portal launched to register complaints against misleading ads
Grievance Against Misleading Advertisements will focus on the following sectors: food, agriculture, health, education, real estate, transport and financial services
The government has launched an online portal called “Grievance Against Misleading Advertisements” (GAMA) where complaints relating to misleading advertisements can be lodged.
During the period from April 1, 2018, to March 31, 2019, 3,884 complaints were lodged on the GAMA portal. Of these, 2,235 have been resolved and 1,040 rejected for being incomplete or not pertaining to misleading advertisements.
The focus is on seven sectors - food, agriculture, health, education, real estate, transport and financial services.
The information was shared in a written reply by Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Danve Raosaheb Dadarao in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.
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