Answer :

Legal measures taken by the government to empower consumers in India are:

● MRTP ACT: (monopolies and restrictive trade practices act) 1984, to check unfair trade practices.

● COPRA ACT (consumer protection act) 1986, to protect consumers from exploitation in market place.

● Consumer courts: district, state and national levels for redressal of consumer grievances.

● RTI ACT (Right to information) 2005, Ensuring transparency in functioning of government departments.

● Central protection authority to recall products and initiate class suit against defaulting companies.

● Consumer helpline.

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