This the first time that Comparative Testing has been undertaken in South India. It was so far done in Ahmedabad by CERC and in New Delhi by Consumer VOICE both established consumer organizations.
CONCERT is undertaking to do this for Southern Region for the first time under a grant received from Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India. In the first year, Concert will be testing seven products and three services. We will be testing commonly used consumer products which will include edible vegetable oil, milk, toothpaste, wet grinders, water purifiers, mosquito coils and mats, and pain relief balm. We will also be testing services like banking services, insurance services and mobile services for the first time.