Government a U-turn sale of non -essential items through e-commerce platforms

Government a U-turn sale of non -essential items through e-commerce platforms

Government a U-turn sale of non -essential items through e-commerce platforms

NEW DELHI: The government on Sunday prohibited e-commerce platforms from selling non-essential items during the lockdown , four days after allowing the companies to sell mobile phones,refrigerators, and ready-made garments.

Union Home secretory Ajay Bhalla issued an order excluding the non essential items from the cart of e- commerce companies the order says the following clause –”E-commerce companies .Vehicle used by e-commerce will be allowed to play with necessary permission ”is excluded from the guidelines .

The April 15 order had said e-commerce platforms were allowed to sell items from April 20. The reason for reversing the order is not known immediately .But there was a talk of some retails traders mounting pressure on the government that the local shops be also allowed to sell no-essential items ,like e- commerce giant .E-commerce platforms are allowed to sell essential commodities such as food ,pharmaceutical and medical devices.

Previous it was allowed to supply non -essential items. But a day later, Home Minister officials said electronic items like mobile phones, TVs, refrigerators, laptops, garments, stationery items for school children would be available on the E-commerce platforms. The government also allowed movements of all the trucks and other goods vehicles with two drivers and one helper, subject to the driver carrying a valid driving license. The lockdown is first extended by Narendra Modi pm 24 march for 21 days in a bit combat the coronavirus pandemic and later extended till May 3. Necessary activities will be allowed to be opened up from 20 in identified areas of the country.

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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