ECC Cuddalore conducted outreach meetings in Meethikudi on August 29, 2018, and Katumannarkudi on September 12, 2018. The purpose of the meetings was to promote and create awareness about the ECC and providing support with consumer complaints. The outreach meeting was organized by Mr.Ambikapathi, ECC Coordinator, and Mr. Balasubramaniam, ECC Advisor. Mr.Ambikapathi explained the objective of the outreach meeting, and described the functions and role of the ECC to the participants.

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Mr.Balasubramaniam described the importance of conducting outreach meetings at the village level. He further clarified the questions raised by the participants on the security deposit collected by TANGEDCO. The security deposit charges are calculated based on units consumed in a year.  He also explained the advantages of using energy-efficient products like LED bulbs and tube lights, which will reduce the units consumed.

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Mr. Selvaraj, Chairman, Federation of Consumer Organisation Tamilnadu and Pondicherry, concluded the session with the vote of thanks.