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    Government joins hands with Google India for consumer awareness

    In the recent news, Government of India says that their partners with Google for consumer awareness of Internet safety. The government planned to create awareness among consumers in various fields. So they offered to Google India to join hands with them in cleaning the nation. What kind of digital safety does it bring? What are the safety measures going to be introduced? How much beneficial in bringing this idea to consumers? Members share your knowledge and information regarding this thread. Make this thread more elaborate and informative.
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    A campaign has been launched under the name Digitally Safe Consumer to spread awareness about the Internet safety. Google has partnered with the Ministry of Consumer Affairs. The campaign will a year long and focus on internet safety and other related issues. It is aimed at helping consumer organisations, National Consumer Helpline and Consumer Affairs department to understanding the concept of the safer interbet and passing on this knowledge to the general public.
    Google will train around 500 strong workforce in digital security and privacy. These trainers will then engage in spreading this information to the local communities through special workshops conducted across the country.
    There will be a few mobile applications for the general public. An application has been developed to let people register complaints regarding consumer issues. Another application has also been made available to let the consumers scan the bar codes to find information about the products.
    In essence, the programme has been initiated to make consumers knowledgeable about their rights and stay safe from malpractices and duping.

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