State Commission National Commission

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Basis of Difference
State Commission
National Commission

1.

Meaning
A consumer disputes redressal forum working at state level.
A consumer disputes redressal forum working at national level.

2.

Monetary Jurisdiction
It can entertain the cases where the value of goods and services and the compensation claimed is more than rupees twenty lakhs and less than rupees 1 crore.
It can entertain the cases where the value of goods and services and the compensation claimed is more than rupees 1 crore.

3.

Duration
Every member should hold office for a term of five years or up to the age of sixty seven years, whichever is earlier.
Every member should hold office for a term of five years or up to the age of seventy years, whichever is earlier.

4.
Nature of Complaints
It can entertain original cases and also appeals against the order of District Forum within the geographical limits of the state.
It can entertain original cases and also appeals against the order of state commission.

5.

Members
Other than president it has minimum two members.
Other than president it has minimum four members.

6.
Area Covered
It covers a particular state.
It covers the entire country.

7.

President
High court Judge or equivalent.
Supreme court Judge or equivalent.