Citizen Consumer Club has been working with great enthusiasm and commitment for the past seven years. The CC Club has been collaborating with Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department (Govt. of Tamil Nadu), FEDCOT, CAI,CAG, MMCRPC, and other such private organizations to create awareness on consumer rights and adulteration issues. Students actively participate in competitions. They have also won recognition and prizes in competitions conducted by the CC club of other colleges. Our Citizen Consumer Club has received six Best Citizen Consumer Club Awards since the academic year 2010 in North Chennai from the Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu in appreciation of the activities of our club.For this academic year, the CC club of the college has been awardedas the “Best Citizen Consumer Club”(First Place) at the District Levelin North Chennai by the Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu.
The objective of the club is to educate and motivate the Consumer Club Members about the rights and responsibilities of consumers and to make the members inculcate the valuable inputs which they gained among the general public; to join hands with other voluntary consumer organizations and with other consumer clubs to enhance consumer movement; and to collaborate, cooperate, actively participate and function in accordance with the Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, Government of Tamil Nadu.
ACTIVITIES OF THE CLUB:
In order to achieve the above said objectives, the club organizes programmes like orientation, workshops, field visits, awareness meeting, fresher’s meet for first year students, awareness programmes for society and competitions both intra- and inter-collegiate level. Some articles have been published by the staff and student coordinators of consumer club in the monthly magazine “Tamil Nadu NugarvorKavasam” by Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. Nearly 25 books related to consumer awareness are available in our college library and we are regularly receiving monthly magazine “Tamil Nadu NugarvorKavasam” released by the concerned department. Also, we are providing Best Coordinator Award for the members of our college every year.
CELEBRATIONS OF THE CLUB:
Every year in memory of certain important days, the club celebrates:
- World Consumer Rights Day
- Human Rights and Consumer Awareness Day
- National Consumer Day
- National Youth Day
- Women’s Day
- World Literacy Day
- Independence Day
- National Consumer Protection Day
- Teacher’s Day
- World Education Day.