After Facebook -Reliance deal, JioMart goes live on WhatsApp

After Facebook -Reliance deal, JioMart goes live on WhatsApp

After Facebook -Reliance deal, JioMart goes live on WhatsApp

Days after social media giant Facebook and Reliance Jio signed a $5.7 billion deal, JioMart has gone live on WhatsApp .the services have gone live in some areas of Mumbai including Navi Mumbai, Thane, and Kalyan. It will be rolled out in several other cities shortly.

  • jiomart has gone live on WhatsApp days after Facebook -Reliance deal
  • Reliance has roped in lakhs of small scale business and Kirana stores for the services.
  • JioMart is Reliance online to offline business platform that would allow users to place orders online but pay at the stores.

Reliance has roped in lakhs of small scale business and Kirana stores for the services and it will allow the customers to place an order for essential stuff through WhatsApp .India currently has much as 400 million WhatsApp users in India.

To put in simple words ,JioMart is Reliance online to offline business platform that would allow users to place orders online but pay at the store.So here’s how you can place an order on JIOMART .

  • So to place an order through JIoMart, customers are required to add JioMart WhatApp numbers 88500 08000 to their contacts.
  • After adding the number, customers are required to send a message to the JIoMart number. Type “Hi” send to the number.
  • JioMart will then reply with the shopping link along with a message that reads “Welcome to JioMart Whatsaap order booking service “.The shopping link will be only active for 30 min. To generate a new link, a customer will have to send a fresh message.
  • Once you open the link, you will be redirected to page that would ask for personal details like mobile number, area locality, etc.
  • After the details were entered and submitted the new page with the grocery items listed vertically will appear. You can add items to your cart.
  • Once you generate the order, JioMart will send an invoice along with the grocery store’s address and location on Google Maps.
  • Posts which, the customers will receive an SMS from the store when the order is ready. They can go and pick up the order from the store and pay there itself.

The customers are required to place their orders by 7 PM every day so that their nearest grocery store can keep it ready in the next two days .As of now ,there is no minimum or maximum limit .

Facebook had made an investment of $5.7 billion core into Jio Platforms .The social media giant had bought a 9.9% equity stake in the company on a fully diluted basis .This makes the social media giant ,Jio largest minority shareholder.

Talking about the business deal between Facebook and Reliance ,Mukesh ambani said that it will help”Digital India”.He said “The synergy between Jio and Facebook will help realize Digital India Mission with its two ambitious goals – Ease of Living and Ease of doing Business for every single category of Indian people without exception .In the post-Corona era, I am confident of India’s economic recovery and resurgence in shortest period of time .The partnership will surely make an important contribution to this transformation.”

Unnati Tiwari

Unnati Tiwari is a content writer with focus on new technology. She is passionate about helping people to accomplish their needs.,Pursing Graduation from Banasthali University . "Your time is limited , so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma- which is living with the result of other people thinking .Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your inner voice.They somehow already know what you truly want to become ."

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