Gangtok, Feb 24:
Federation of Consumer Association- Sikkim elects Suresh K. Lama from Majhitar, East Sikkim as the new President , after the successful election conducted under the Chairmanship of Smt. Jayshree Pradhan IAS, retired Secretary of Department of Food & Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs , Government of Sikkim and in the presence of Executive Committee members of the federation.
Suresh K Lama was serving the Federation since 8 years as a Chief Coordinator (state). In his coordination FCAS has done numerous consumer awareness programmes across the state.
FCAS was formed in the year 1997 and only one consumer body in the state who has been advocating the consumer rights to safeguard interest of the Consumers in the state. It was first started under the Presidentship of Late Smt. G.D. Rai then Jayshree Pradhan and Rohit Pradhan respectively.
In the meeting it was also decided to observe World Consumer Day on 15th March at Rinchenpong, Soreng District.
FCAS executes awareness campaigns in consumer rights in the different places of state simultaneously under the aegis of Department of Food & Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and in association with different Non Governmental Organizations of Sikkim. It was informed by Nitesh Pradhan, Publicity Secretary Federation of Consumer Association Sikkim through press release.