Flipkart Current Affairs - 2020

Walmart-owned Flipkart’s Samarth Programme supports 6 Lakh artisans across India to sell their products online

Walmart-owned Flipkart on Friday announced that 6 lakh artisans across the country will be added this year to their Samarth programme which was launched last year in 2019. Samarth Programme Samarth is an initiative started by Flipkart in 2019 wherein, the e-commerce company had collaborated with five non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to help local artisans use Read More…

Bharat Market: National E-Commerce Marketplace launched by CAIT

A National E-Commerce Market place was launched by Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) called “Bharat Market”. Highlights The e-commerce market place will integrate the capabilities of technology companies in order to provide end to end services. The portal will include participation of retailers and aims to bring 95% of retail traders into the platform. Read More…

Common Service Centres of GoI to take over E-Commerce in rural areas

On April 29, 2020, the Government of India announced that the Common Service Centres will now take over village level online retail chain. The step is expected to reach more than 60 crores of people in rural region. Highlights The Common Service Centres are to take over the jobs of E-commerce Giants Flipkart and Amazon Read More…

E-Commerce Giants: Flipkart suspends services, Amazon stops taking new orders

The E-Commerce Giants Flipkart and Amazon has temporarily stopped their services in India following lock down in the country. Highlights While Flipkart has suspended its services completely, Amazon is to follow on pending orders alone. It will temporarily stop taking new orders. All the grocery deliveries are also to be suspended. The Government entities working Read More…

Govt releases Draft e-Commerce Guidelines for Consumer Protection 2019

Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution (Department of Consumer Affairs) has published draft e-Commerce Guidelines for consumer protection 2019. These guidelines will be applicable on all business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce platforms. Draft e-Commerce Guidelines for Consumer Protection 2019 It aims to make e-commerce platforms and their sellers more transparent and accountable to consumers. Read More…