A consumer should keep the following responsibilities in mind, while purchasing, using and consuming goods and services:
(i) A consumer should be aware about the various goods and services available in the market, so that he can make a wise choice by comparing their features and prices.
(ii) A consumer must always buy standardised goods as they provide quality assurance. Thus, look for ISI mark on electrical goods, FPO mark on food products, hallmark on jewellery, etc.
(iii) A consumer must learn about the various risks associated with the use and maintenance of goods. He must follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully.