Supreme Court while hearing a petition filed by Hyundai Motor India Limited observed that the failure to provide an airbag system which would meet the safety standards as perceived by a carbuyer of reasonable prudence should be subject to punitive damages which can have deterrent effect.
Supreme Court bench suggested the formation of All-India Tribunals Service with respect to the administrative work in the tribunals. The bench tendered an umbrella like allocation of services in the NCLT, NCDRC, DRT and other tribunals under other central legislations.
Complainant has filed the present Complaint in NCDRC alleging deficiency in service on the part of Opposite Parties and seeking written apology from the ITC Management as well as compensation of 3 crores for harassment, humiliation and mental trauma.
The Commission is of the view that the Hospital authority should make systemic improvement in their administration and their grievance redressal mechanism to ensure the patient’s safety and to maintain good Doctor-Patient relationship.
The recent notice by NCDRC in continuance with April 18 reads, “The sitting in the National Commission has been suspended from 19th April 2021 to 30th April 2021 (1st and 2nd May 2021 are holidays on account of Saturday and Sunday).”