The Citizen Consumer Club of MMM COLLEGE OF NURSING is an affiliated club to the department of civil supplies and consumer protection, Government of Tamil Nadu. The motto of Citizen Consumer Club is AWARE, ALERT AND ACT. The objective of Citizen Consumer Club is to educate the students about the rights of consumer as stated in consumer protection act, 1986. The club disseminates information gained through consumer clubs among their fellow students as well as among the people living in their respective locality.
A Lecture on ‘CONSUMER PROTECTION RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITY ‘was taken by the guest speaker Mrs. Vijayathilagam, manager, Assisstant commissioner officer, Department of civil supplies and consumer protection. The members of Citizen Consumer Club participated in the lecture.
Competition was conducted for the students to adopt innovative techniques and develop their ideas and skills. The following competitions were conducted to the members of Citizen Consumer Club.
A lecture was organized on ‘SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND HEALTHY ENVIROMENT’ and it was lead by Mr.Nehemiah,Assistant Commissioner Officer, Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection. The program was held at MMM College of Nursing. All the members of Citizen Consumer Club participated in this program.
The Republic Day celebration was held at Ayapakkam village.Ms Vinothini.R, Bsc (N), 4thyear gavea speech on ‘DUTIES AND RIGHTS OF CONSUMER’ during the Republic Day celebration Mr.T.R.Balu, M.P was the chief guest of the programme.20 members of Bsc (N) 4th year students and the people of Ayapakkam village participated in the program.
The exhibition was conducted on the topic of ‘FOOD ADULTERATION’ by Bsc (N) 3RD year students at railway hospital along with women’s day celebration. The Chief Doctors, Nurses, OPD patients and Bsc (N) 2nd year students also participated in the program
The Citizen Consumer Club has always played a vital role in enlightening the rights of consumer and the various programs that were conducted was a step towards this enlightening process .There are many more to come and we will strive to make the people Aware, Alert and Act.