E-commerce company MSTC has pushed a long-term coal supply contract auction by over a month
“The decision to postpone the long-term supply auction was taken prior to the declaration of the lockdown. We are keeping a close watch on the situation and may push it back further if necessary,” said SK Gupta, chairman, MSTC.
E-commerce companies temporarily stop taking orders for non-essential items
"Paytm Mall has decided to help users buy essential products incl...
Gurugram Police directs officers to allow e-commerce services
There have been numerous accounts of police manhandling and even beating delive...
Watch: 21-day lockdown in India has impacted the e-Commerce companies
Despite the Govt's assurance, e-commerce companies have suspended operations, after several of their employees were either targetted or stop...
Amazon, Flipkart operations in India being disrupted amid lockdown
The large-scale disruptions highlight the implementation woes faced in ensuring the supply of essential goods to 1.3 billion people during the nationwide shutdown. India has reported 724 cases of infection so far, and 17 deaths.
Proactively engaging with e-commerce portals for delivery of essential goods: Delhi police
To facilitate smooth movement of essential goods, Delhi police on Wednesday said they are proactively engaging with e-commerce portals for "seamless delivery" of essential commodities to residents of the national capital.
E-commerce delivery services excluded from curfew restrictions in Maharashtra
Several ecommerce companies have taken to social media to highlight that their delivery executives have been stopped multiple times by police personnel on the ground.
Govt committed to ensuring supply of essential goods: Piyush Goyal
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said the government is committed to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential goods to the public. In...
Permit app-based cabs to work as delivery support for e-commerce, retailers: Assocham
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing a lockdown for the next 21 days Assocham wants app-based cabs to start functioning so that groceries can be delivered at people's doorstep without any hassle.
India lockdown: Food delivery boys back in action after Delhi govt’s green signal
Amid the nationwide lockdown and curfew in the national capital, the Delhi government has mentioned online food delivery in the essential se...
Ecommerce, takeaway joints face shortage of packaging material
The packaging supply chain is at a standstill as India has halted imports from China — a major hub for plastics — and as local manufacturers struggle with permissions to operate under a lockdown, various executives told.
Don’t close food processing units, allow interstate goods movement including e-commerce: Centre tells states
The Centre has asked all states and Union Territories (UTs) not to obstruct or close food processing units, and maintain uninterrupted supply amid lockdown in the country due to coronavirus outbreak.
Final touches to draft E-commerce policy
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is examining the Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill and aspects of non-personal data before it comes out with a policy on e-commerce. The PDP Bill relates to privacy data while a committee of experts under Kris Gopalakrishnan is looking into non-personal data.
Walmart ups minimum wage in e-commerce warehouses by $2 as orders surge on virus worries
Walmart said the hike will increase entry wages for workers in e-commerce fulfillment centers or warehouses to between $15 and $19 an hour effective immediately through Memorial Day, a holiday in the United States that falls on May 25 this year.
CII seeks exemption for e-commerce, ITeS, food processing from prohibitory orders
"For safeguarding the uninterrupted supply of consumer items in the market, CII urges the government to keep the manufacturing facilities of the food processing industry open under the strictest of safety and hygiene guidelines," Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII, said.
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