Indian SRO, ASCI, holds self-regulation conference


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On November 17th, the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) organised a conference, entitled “Strengthening Self-Regulation of Advertising Content” in Delhi. Speakers included Smt. Ambika Soni, the Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Professor K. V. Thomas, the Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.

“ASCI is a valued member in the Inter-Ministerial Committee because they have shown that they are able to reach out to the advertiser when complaints come” said Smt. Ambika Soni, Minister of Information and Broadcasting.

The agenda included a panel discussion on food and non-alcoholic beverage advertising in which Manu Anand, CEO Pepsi India, spoke alongside V. N Gaur, CEO of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.

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