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PIB Summaries 27 July 2022

CONTENTS

  1. Central Consumer Protection Authority
  2. India – Japan Maritime Exercise

Central Consumer Protection Authority


Focus: GS II- Polity and Governance

Why in News?

Central Consumer Protection Authority completes two years of glorious establishment.

About Central Consumer Protection Authority

  • CCPA is a regulatory body established in 2020 based on the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019.
  • CCPA works under the administrative control of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs.

Composition:

  • It will have a Chief Commissioner as head, and only two other commissioners as members — one of whom will deal with matters relating to goods while the other will look into cases relating to services.
  • The CCPA will have an Investigation Wing that will be headed by a Director General.
  • District Collectors too, will have the power to investigate complaints of violations of consumer rights, unfair trade practices, and false or misleading advertisements.

Click Here To Read More: Central Consumer Protection Authority


India – Japan Maritime Exercise


Focus: GS III- Defence

Why in News?

Recently, a Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) was conducted between Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and Indian Navy in the Andaman Sea.

About Maritime Partnership Exercise:

  • The exercises were aimed at enhancing interoperability and streamlining seamanship and communication procedures.
  • This exercise is part of the ongoing efforts between the two navies towards ensuring safe and secure international shipping and trade in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).
  • The two countries have been carrying out regular exercises in IOR towards reinforcing maritime association.
  • Seamanship activities, aircraft operations and tactical manoeuvres as part of the operational interaction.

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