Madhya Pradesh State Consumer Commission passes awards of Rs. 33 lakh in a day

Bhopal : As many as 21 cases including other appeal cases, registered at the Madhya Pradesh State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission were redressed in a single day on the basis of mutual agreement between the parties and awards worth Rs. 32 lakh 92 thousand 680 were passed. The Chairman Justice Shri Shantanu S. Kemkar and member Shri S.S. Bansal of the 2 Member Bench of the State Commission redressed 21 case on the basis of mutual agreement of the parties. The award with highest amount of Rs. 23 lakh 3 thousand was passed in the case of Pratima Atre v/s Birla Sun Life Insurance Company Ltd.

Adhering to the norm of social distancing protocol for protection from corona infection, hearing in the cases was commenced by the Madhya Pradesh State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission through video conference from July 01. In this series, hearing of 34 cases was conducted before the 2 Member Bench headed by Justice Shri Shantanu S. Kemkar on July 07. About 20 lawyers and parties participated from remote areas by attending the hearing through video conferencing at video conferencing chamber of the Commission’s office.

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