Campaign India Team
Apr 16, 2014

ASCI upholds complaints against 134 ads in Jan ’14

77 per cent of misleading advertisements in personal and healthcare categories

ASCI upholds complaints against 134 ads in Jan ’14
In January 2014, ASCI’s Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) upheld complaints against 134 ads. In all, 144 ads were complained against. The health and personal care category continued to lead with the highest number of complaints received in January 2014. 
 
Health and Personal Care
 
The CCC found the claims in the following ads to be either misleading or false or not adequately/scientifically substantiated. Some of the health care products or services ads also contravened provisions of the Drug & Magic Remedies Act.
 
Consumer Durables
 
The CCC concluded that the claims mentioned in these five advertisements were not substantiated.
 
Food & Beverages
 
The CCC concluded that the claims mentioned in these seven advertisements were not substantiated.  
 
Education
 
The CCC found following claims in print ads by 10 different advertisers were not substantiated violating the ASCI Guidelines for Advertising of Educational Institutions .
 
Real Estate
 
The CCC concluded that the advertiser was misguiding the public.
 
Health and Personal Care  
Company Brand
Anoos Electrolysis & Obesity Pvt Ltd: Anoos Beauty Parlour 
RamkrishnaVidyut Ayurvedic Pharmacy Mahabhringraj Oil 
Prem Henna Private Limited Nisha Natural Heena Hair Colour 
PG Herbal Industries Pappu Guptakrut Range of Products 
Vasan Healthcare Enterprise Vasan Eye Care Hospital 
Philips Electronics India Limited Philips Kerashine Range 
Dabur India Ltd Dabur Chyawanprash’s 
Instasculpt  
Leeford Meglow premium Fairness Cream 
Keva Ayurveda Health Care Pvt Ltd Shape Up Naturally 
Madrasi Gel  
Emami Limited Zandu Kesari Jeevan 
Foodyoga Health Clinic Dr. Vinay Jadhav’s Weight Loss Program 
SP Treatment Centre SP Treatment kit 
Hair Solutions  
Standard Laboratories Nawab-E- Nawabi  
Nubello Aesthetic Clinic Hair Regrowther Pep Technics 
Natural Herbal Remedies Prime Ayurveda Range of Products  
Uranyx Healthcare Ura Power Capsules 
Skin & Cosmetic Clinic  
Slim Forever Obesity Clinic  
Ayush Homeopathy  
Dr.  Shah’s Jai Vimal Health Clinic  
Nagi Clinic  
Earth Clinic India  
Sharp Pharmaceutical Shaktida Power Booster 
YogHari Clinic   
Dr A’s Clinic   
Shreeng Mahashakti Ayurveda Sansthan  Roop Chandani Paardadi Lape 
Vaadi Herbal Vaadi under Eye Cream 
Repl India  Vigoura 5X 
Repl India  Vigoura HY Power 
Repl India  Vigoura 5000 
Ayurwin Nutri Slim Powder / Capsule 
Anaconda Oil/Capsules  
Classical Homoeopath   
IZDA Healthcare  Depwin
Farata Gold Capsules / Oil  
Acupressure Cycle   
The Body Care Slimming &Beauty Clinic for Men and Women
Ishguru Hitech Natural Care Products The Body Care 
Vedic Remedy Centre  Vedic Amrut 
Telecolour Shopping Networks Addiction Free Powder 
Dr. Batra’s Homeopathy Clinic  
Oma Health & Beauty Clinic  
Dezire Clinic   
Hakim Tulsiprasad Agarwal Shakti tarang 
Dr. Paresh Patel Remedies  
Royal Ayurvedic Clinic  
Dr Dozo Laboratories Goniflex 
Indian Psoriasis Foundation  
Jeevan Jyot Sakti  
Self-Energy  
Supercare Health Clinic Private Limited   
Sri Sainath Health Center  
Dabur India  Dabur Shilajit Gold 
Anmol Ayur Clinic  
Abhijit Chikitsalay  
Pranacharya Ayurvedic Clinic  
Sumul Dairy  Sumul Dahi 
Poison Anti-Aging Skin Clinic  
Ortho Veda  
Baidyanath Vita Ex Gold Shree Baidyanath Ayur Bhawan
Benda Acupuncture Sliming Center  
Lida Herbal Products Lida Herbal Slimming Capsules 
The Body Care Slimming & Beauty Clinic for Men and Women
Forever Young  
German Homeo Clinic  
Hashmi Herbal Pharmacy  
Max Dawakhana   
Multani Pharmaceuticals Ltd Multani Rovaan Hair Care Range 
Fit N Perfect Pvt Ltd Guarana Fat Burner 
Skin City   
Evolution Sports Nutrition Private Limited   
Desh Herbal   
Sanjeevani Ayurveda   
Raman Ayurvedic Cancer Sewa Society   
Ashok Clinic   
Shree Sai Homeopathic Nirogdham   
Sri Sai Ayurvedashram   
Om Sai Ayurveda India   
Mcranium Healthcare   
Dr. Samrat Clinic Private Limited  
Sri Sanjeevini Solutions   
Dr. P. S. Shah’s   
Chirayu HealthCare Centre  
Asian Herbal  
Ayush Homeopathy  
Dr. Balvinder Singh Walia and Sons  
Dr. Dassan's Ayurvedic Herbal Formulations  
Dr. Patel Anti-Aging Clinic  
Positive Homeopathy  
Zeel Homeopathy Centre  
Morbett Healthcare Private Limited Debi Fit Capsule 
Geetanjali Education Group Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital 
Naturoveda Health World  
Eye Max  
VJ Health Care  
AAA Teleshopping Energy Prash
Ego Wellness  
SBS Biotech Kesh King Hair Oil  
Tates Remedies Ozamine Liquid  
   
Consumer Durables  
Company Brand
Havells India Limited Havells Geyser 
Eco Crystal Private Limited  
T& G Pure Aqua Private Limited Waves RO Water Purifiers 
   
Food & Beverages  
Company Brand
First Choice Food Products Private Limited  
Radikal Overseas Pvt.Ltd Radikal Rice 
Cadbury India Ltd Cadbury Bournvita 
Parle Products  Parle Kachha Mango Bite 
Jivo Canola   
Shakti Bhog Foods Shakti Bhog Atta 
   
   
Education  
Company Brand
Accurate Group of Institutions Triumphant Institute of Management Education, Cadd Centre India Private Limited
Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance  
Institute of Management Technology  
IMS Learning Resources P. Ltd CAT’14 Classroom Program 
Sona School of Management  
Sri Shaanti Niketan Vidyalayam English Medium High School
Academy of Future Teacher & Education   
Career Launcher  
   
Real Estate  
Company Brand
Ansal Properties &Infrastructure Ltd Ansal Api Sushant Golf City 
   
Others  
Company Brand
Aegon Religare Life Insurance Company Limited Aegon Religare 
Shri Lakshmi Cotsyn Weaves Bed  Linen 
S.S. Teleshopping Mileage Plus 
Devishree Foundation Trust Bhairavi Sadhana
Odisha Television Network Tarang Television Ltd
Dew Solutions Pvt Ltd Cilory
Titan Industries Fastrack
Tata Motors Tata Manza 
Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd  TOI

 

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