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    Big Bazaar shares its new doorstep delivery plan for lockdown period

    Story outline

    • Big Bazaar's doorstep delivery services will remain open
    • Customers can call and place orders in outlets across Delhi NCR, Maharashtra, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh & other states
    • Grocery shops fall under the 'exempted services" list in the govt's guidelines for the lockdown
    • PM Modi announced a 21-day lockdown across the country effective from midnight of March 25
    In a series of tweets, Big Bazaar shared phone numbers for different outlets where customers can call and place orders.
    Big Bazaar has announced that its doorstep delivery services will remain open in various parts of the country during India's 21-day lockdown.

    The services will be available in Mumbai, along with Delhi NCR, parts of Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Punjab.

    In a series of tweets, Big Bazaar shared phone numbers for different outlets where customers can call and place orders.




    This news comes even as most retailers, brick and mortar as well as online, has been limiting or completely suspending operations.

    Online grocery delivery app BigBasket suspended its operations starting Wednesday. Flipkart, too, confirmed that it will suspend all operations temporarily.

    On Tuesday, PM Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown across the country effective from March 25 midnight to combat COVID-19 spread.

    According to the official lockdown notification, "Shops including ration shops (under PDS), dealing with food, groceries, fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish, animal fodder" can remain open. The notification also states, "District authorities may encourage and facilitate home delivery to minimise the movement of individuals outside their homes."

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    2 Comments on this Story

    Sharma R246 days ago
    I am from Greater NOIDA west. I am trying number as per given by online portal for Gaur city and number is switched off last 4 days.
    Vivek Agarwal249 days ago
    One number for a city by BIG BAZZAR for ration delivery is grossly inadequate. It looks like a eye wash. I have been trying to reach the number for last two days. No response. The phone is either switched off, busy, not responding and so on. Kindly approach Big Bazzar for online ordering.
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