The money in the Consumer Welfare Fund primarily comes from__:
The Central Excise and Salt Act, 1944 was amended in 1991 to enable the Central Government to create a Consumer Welfare Fund where the money not refundable to the manufacturers, etc. is credited. Consumer Welfare Fund was created in 1992 with the objective of providing financial assistance to promote and protect the welfare of the consumer, create consumer awareness and strengthen consumer movement in the country, particularly in rural areas. The Department of Consumer Affairs operates the Fund, setup by the Department of Revenue under the Central Excise and Salt Act, 1944.
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