The Act provides for the establishment of Dispute Resolution Authorities at the District level, State level and National level. In terms of the provisions contained in Section 9 of the Act, at the State level, the Government of Sikkim, has established a State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, known as ‘State Commission’. At present Hon'ble Mrs. Justice Meenakshi Madan Rai, Judge is the President of the State Commission. There are Two other Members; one is Mr. T.P Koirala and another is Mrs. Nalinin G Pradhan.The brief Bio data of the President and the Members of the State Commission, are as under:
Hon'ble Mrs. Justice Meenakshi Madan Rai, Judge
Born to Late Madan Mohan Rasaily and Mrs. Rabi Mala Rasaily (nee Moktan) of Gangtok, East Sikkim on 12th July, 1964, she began her schooling at Tathangchen School, Gangtok, where, after completing her “Infants Class”, she joined Dowhill School at Kurseong, West Bengal as a boarder in the year 1970, from where she completed her Class X in the year 1980. In 1981, she entered Tashi Namgyal Academy, Gangtok and completed her Class XII in March, 1983. She pursued Political Science (Honours) in Lady Shriram College, Delhi University, on a Merit Scholarship from the Government of Sikkim, which she completed in 1986 and proceeded to join the Campus Law Centre, Delhi University, from where she did her three year LLB course till 1989. She was enrolled in the Bar Association of Delhi in the year 1990 and worked in the Delhi High Court and Supreme Court of India under an Advocate on Record.
Details of posts held :-
She was appointed as Judicial Magistrate 1st Class –cum- Civil Judge (East) District at Gangtok, Sikkim on 11.12.1990 in the cadre of Sikkim Judicial Service, being the first lady from Sikkim to be appointed to the said post. She was promoted to the post of Chief Judicial Magistrate-cum-Civil Judge (East & North) Districts of Sikkim at Gangtok on 20.04.2000, which post she continued to hold till 01.08.2004. On 02.08.2004, she was promoted as District & Sessions Judge (Special Division-II) at Gangtok in the cadre of the Sikkim Superior Judicial Service and subsequently, on 23.11.2004 transferred and posted as Registrar, High Court of Sikkim. On 26.10.2006, she was posted as Registrar General, High Court of Sikkim.
Render cum Head of Office, SSCDRC
The address of the State Commission is:
State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission,
Palzor Stadium road
Gangtok, Sikkim -737101
Telephone: (03592) 205027 / Email Id: firstname.lastname@example.org