Internship Experience at District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Sonitpur: Consumer Protection Act Research and Drafting Work

Name, College, year of study of the student intern

Subham Chatterjee, 3 rd year, B.A.,L.L.B., Tezpur Law College, Assam

Name of the organisation where you interned and its full address

District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Sonitpur, Assam

Duration of internship

22nd January 2019 to 11th February 2019

How did you apply?

I applied myself by submitting the Forum itself and having a word with the President Ma’am and confirming the dates.

First day formalities, infrastructure, first impression

There was no formality as such and the infrastructure is quite good enough to accommodate interns properly. But as it was a government office, so one can impliedly get a brief picture of how the government offices are and of its infrastructure too.

Main tasks

Preparing case briefs pertaining to matters related to the Consumer Protection Act. Preparing case summaries of previously disposed off cases, and Observing the proceedings of the consumer case.

Work environment

It’s upto the mark.

Good things

Learnt about the detailed aspects of Consumer Laws, its proceedings and stages of trial in a consumer case.

Bad things

Nothing as such.

Stipend

None

Accommodation, commuting to office

As I’m a localite here and the distance from my home to the chamber is only 5 mins, so there is no problem of commuting.

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