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Since 1984, we have been working for the welfare of consumers, from grassroots to international…we expanded into trade and development… .>>

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The Pace of Economic Development Not to Decrease Due to Bihar Losing in Elections

Amar Ujala Buro, November 18, 2015

No room for Google-CCI talk as Modi, Pichai focus on Digital India

Business Standard, October 01, 2015

Address high inequality levels in the counties

EUGENE JERNIGAN, September 14 2015

The mess that is food regulation

The Hindu Business Line, September 03, 2015

Why did CCI write Google a bad report card?

Livemint, September 02, 2015


Buseiness Line, September 01, 2015

India's competition commission accuses Google of abusing search dominance

Reuters, September 01, 2015

Roti, kapda, mobile aur makaan

The Asian Age, August 28, 2015

India, Eurasian customs union FTA to boost trade: Study

PTI, August 21, 2015

Restoring law and order in Parliament

The Hindu Business Line,
August 21, 2015

Defaulters rush to BIFR before new rules get implemented

DNA, August 21, 2015

A new competition law enforcement paradigm

Financial Express, August 17, 2015

A national competition policy for India?

The Asian Age, August 11, 2015

4 cases against Google for abuse of dominance

Press Trust of India, August 12, 2015

A financial idea whose time has come
The Hindu Business Line,
August 07, 2015

Competition Policy should be implemented urgently: CUTS
Amar Ujala, August 07, 2015

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CUTS International (Consumer Unity & Trust Society) began its journey in 1983 in Rajasthan, from a rural development communication initiative, a wall newspaper Gram Gadar (Village Revolution). This monthly wall newspaper is published regularly and has been instrumental in providing a forum for the oppressed classes to get justice. On seeing Gram Gadar, Rubens Ricupero, Secretary-General of UNCTAD (1995-2004) observed: “It confirmed my view that often the simple lack of awareness lies at the root of so much misery”. More...

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CUTS International New Campus
at Jagatpura Institutional Area, Jaipur

An Appeal for Donation

CUTS International Public Policy Centre

If you have any grievance against any product purchased, services rendered or if any advise pertaining to consumer protection is sought, please register with us for redressal.

Congratulation letter from Mr Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General, UNCTAD for appointment as a Member of India's Board of Trade

National Seminar on Governance Reforms for Make in India, Rural Infrastructure and Sustainable Agriculture Initiatives
April 1, 2016, New Delhi

GCR Live 2nd Annual IP & Antitrust Asia-Pacific
May 17, 2016, Seoul, Korea

CUTS’ Memo to Chief Minister of Rajasthan on the occasion of Pre-Budget Consultation with NGOs/VCOs on February 08, 2016

Improving quality of urban governance

ITEC Special Course on Competition Policy & Law (for African Countries)

CUTS awarded the World Custom Day Certificate of Merit

CUTS Strategic Business Plan (2014-2018)

The Article 51A Crucible: Creating Public Citizens in India

CUTS Centre for Indo-African Cooperation
Leveraging Indian Enterprise for African Development

BRICS - Trade & Economics Research Network

Growth and Poverty : The Great Debate
Edited by: Pradeep S Mehta  • Bipul Chatterjee

Economic Diplomacy: India's Experience
Edited by: Kishan S Rana • Bipul Chatterjee
Letter From Pascal Lamy, Director-General, WTO | Review

Reflections from the Frontline
Developing Country Negotiators in the WTO

Reinventing The Planning Commission
The Great Debate

Should Competition Law & Policy
be Blind to Equity?
The Debate



CUTS submission of memorandum to Sub-Committee on Ease of Doing Business of Department-Related Standing Committee on Commerce, Rajya Sabha on August 17, 2015.

CUTS Comments on the revised draft of the Indian Financial Code on August 08, 2015.

CUTS Comments to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Second Amendment) Bill, 2015.

CUTS Submission of Comments to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on “Draft scheme of the proposed rules for computation of Arm’s Length Price (ALP) of an International Transaction or Specified Domestic Transaction on or after 01.04.2014” on May 27, 2015.

CUTS Submission of Comments to the Department of Economic Affairs (Financial Market Division), Ministry of Finance, Government of India on “Sahoo Committee’s Report on Foreign Currency Borrowings” on May 10, 2015.

CUTS Comments on the Bibek Debroy Panel report on Restructuring Railways on April 29, 2015.

CUTS Comments on the “Proposed Amendments to the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the transaction of business relating to combinations) Regulations, 2011” on April 23, 2015.

CUTS Submission of Comments to the (SEBI) on “Discussion Paper on Alternate Capital Raising Platform and Review of other regulatory requirements" on April 20, 2015.

CUTS Submission of Comments to the (SEBI) on “Discussion Paper on Issues Pertaining to Offer for Sale of Shares (OFS) through Stock Exchange Mechanism" on April 18, 2015.

CUTS Comments on The Public Procurement Bill, 2012 on April 09, 2015

CUTS comments on the report of RBI internal working group to revisit the existing priority sector lending guidelines on March 15, 2015.

CUTS Comments on National Health Policy (Draft) Released by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India on February 17, 2015.

CUTS Comments on Draft National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy on January 30, 2015

Letter to Prime Minister on 'Trade potential between India and Pakistan' on January 15, 2015.
Annexure 1 | Annexure 2

CUTS Comments on MSME Policy Draft Consultation Paper on January 15, 2015

CUTS Centres

CUTS London Resource Centre has been closed and its activities/operations have been shifted to CUTS Geneva Resource Centre. Consequently CUTS London Resource Centre website www.cuts-london.org  has been allowed to lapse and CUTS is neither its owner nor responsible for its use.

Parliamentarians’ Forum on Economic Policy Issues (PARFORE)
Parliamentarians’ Forum on Economic Policy Issues has been formed at the behest of five Parliamentarians cutting across party lines to facilitate discussions on a periodic basis among MPs on the core economic policy issues reflected in and out of parliament and media. The forum is non-partisan and informal.


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Your Organization's work on rules-based trade, development, and good governance are vital to the economic success of India...>>

I very much appreciate CUTS contribution to WTO related issues. I reiterate that your efforts are complimentary to the responsibility being discharged by  Trade Policy Division in the Department of Commerce.... >>

It gives me a great pleasure to note that CUTS is celebrating its Silver Jubilee. 25 years is a long time...>>

UNCTAD cooperates closely with civil society to increase awareness of the benefits of competition policy for consumers and for economic development...>>

My first interaction with CUTS dates back to 1996, at the time of the UNCTAD IX, which was being held at Midrand, South Africa. I was invited to deliver the Raul Prebisch lecture. Pradeep Mehta asked me an interesting question from the audience

I congratulate my colleagues at CUTS for high quality analysis and publications for their exemplary work in social field, trade and economics and openness to disclosure with all sectors of society in India and abroad.


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