Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates the 3rd Regional center of CCI in Mumbai

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) Regional Office (West) in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022, in a virtual event. 

The Regional Office (West) in Mumbai is the third regional office opened by CCI, after Regional Office (South) in Chennai (inaugurated in February 2021) and Regional Office (East) in Kolkata (inaugurated in April 2022).

Competition Commission of India (CCI)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) was established under the Competition Act, 2002 for the administration, implementation and enforcement of the Act. 

It was constituted in March 2009. 

The following are the objectives of the Commission.

  • To prevent practices having adverse effects on competition.
  • To promote and sustain competition in markets.
  • To protect the interests of consumers and
  • To ensure freedom of trade.

Headquarter - New Delhi

Current Chairman - Ashok Kumar Gupta

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