With an emphasis on ‘safe, optimum and quality products/services’, CUTS CART holds the position of a leading consumer organisation in the country. It has also stepped up its activities in South Asian and African countries to help in nurturing consumer welfare programmes.
In an era of globalisation and liberalisation, when market forces are terribly strong, consumers are found to be at a very vulnerable due to several hidden strategies and processes implemented by the producers and sellers. To save consumers from vulnerability, the Centre has taken up consumer education and protection as its core programme area to work upon.
- CUTS-TRAI Consumer Outreach Programme at Kapasan, Chittorgarh
- Support Strong Food Labelling Regulations and Elimination of Trans Fats in India
- Financial Consumer Protection
- Giving the Poorest Consumers Greater Voice in India (ProVoice)
- Strengthen Consumer Safety in India and to publish the ‘State of Consumer Safety in India Report’ (ConsumersUp-2)
- Consumers Up
- Grassroots Reach out and Networking in Rajasthan through Consumer Action (GRANIRCA)
- Campaign for ‘Holding Broadband Service Providers to Account’
- Tobacco Control Project
- State of the Indian Consumer
- Campaign on Consumer Rights
- Campaign on Consumer Safety
- National Consumer Policy
- Consumer Awareness Programme (CAP)
Study on Misleading Advertisement:
- Status of Law Enforcement for Misleading Advertisements in India
- Knowledge Gap On Misleading Advertisements 2013
- Inter-Ministerial Monitoring Committee (IMMC) on Misleading Advertisements
Observing Important Days on Consumer Protection:
Through various interventions CUTS CART has set the goal of leading people in the rural areas towards investment in the capital market and thus getting them rid of hesitation and panic, which they often face while investing their hard earned money in private Non-Banking Institutions (NBIs) and elsewhere. The Centre positions itself in a status to educate them not to fall prey to promises of unrealistic returns by NBIs and other private institutions.
The use of services and related products which respond to basic needs and bring a better quality of life while minimizing the use of natural resources and toxic materials as well as emissions of waste and pollutants over the life cycle of the service or product so as not to jeopardize the needs of future generations.
- Sustainable Consumption Cultures, Practices and Lifestyles in India
- Save to Survive
- Visit of officials from Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC)
- Pilot Project to Promote Organic Consumption in the State of Rajasthan
- Developing a Culture of Sustainable Consumption and Lifestyle through Organic Production and Consumption in State of Rajasthan (ProOrganic II)
- Green Action Week Fund-India
- Green Action Week 2018 – Sharing Community
- Green Action Week 2017 – Safer, more Sustainable Food for All
- Green Action Week 2016 – Organic Food and Farming for All
- Green Action Week 2015 – Organic Food and Farming for All
- Green Action Week 2014 – Organic Food and Farming for All
- Green Action Week 2013 – Safer and More Sustainable Food for All
As a utility watchdog, CUTS CART stands for demand of reliable service and sound policies for enhancement of the infrastructural reforms through regulation for a more livable India. The Centre advocates for better utility policies for providing one platform for both consumers and suppliers and mobilise them to take action for change.
- Regulatory Reforms in Eectricity Sector in South Asia (RESA) Project
- CUTS Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (CUTS- FES) Project
- Regulatory Impact Assessment in Indian Electricity Generation Sector-CUTS Study
- CUTS-Jaipur Discom Joint Discussion on Present Financial Position and Ways to Improve the Overall Status of Electricity Sector in Rajasthan-22nd February 2016