CAIT will hold a meeting tomorrow with e-commerce stakeholders to draft policy suggestions; invites the likes of Amazon
New Delhi, 2 Feb. (KNN) The Confederation of All Indian Traders (CAIT) is organizing a nationwide conference with offline and online stakeholders of e-commerce players such as Amazon and Flipkart to discuss the fundamentals of e-commerce policy with a view to achieve unanimity among all stakeholders and make a recommendation to the government.
In addition, CAIT, other leading trade associations co-hosting the event include India Cellular & Electronics Association, All India Consumer Products Distributors Federation, All India Mobile Retailers Association, National Restaurants Association of India, All India Jewelers & Goldsmiths Federation, All India Transport. Welfare Association and Computer Media Dealers Association, the press release said.
BC Bhartia, National President and General Secretary, Praveen Khandelwal of CAIT, said the conference will have a free, fair and unbiased discussion on all e-commerce issues in a transparent manner and an uninterrupted opportunity will be given to all stakeholders .
The event will be held in a hybrid model and participants will attend the conference both offline (New Delhi) and online.
Invitations to all stakeholders who deal with the supply of goods or provide services through any type of digital mode, CAIT said.
Amazon, Flipkart, Reliance, Tata, Zomato, Swiggy, Big Basket, Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, Lens kart, Grofers, Zoom, Make My Trip, Facilite My trip, Big Basket, Pepperfry, eBay, Goibibo, Snapdeal, Book Myshow, Myntra, Paytm, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Rupay, Nykaa, Shopclues, Cleartrip, Naukri.com, Udaan, Healthkart, 1mg, Ola, Uber, Carwale, Firstcry, IRCTC, Hungama.com, Gaana.com, Oyo, Urban Ladder, UrbanClap, Byjus, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Zee5, Hotstar, Voot, ALTBalaji, Jiocinema, SonyLive and some others who operate their business in digital mode were invited to the meeting.
The two senior CAIT officials informed that Retailers Association of India (RAI), Indian Banks Association (IBA), Laghu Udyog Bharti, National Farmers Federation (NFA), Event & Entertainment Management Association, Association of Cinema Theatres, National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), Travel Agents Association of India, Hotels Association of India, Retail Chemists Association, Swadeshi Jagran Manch and on the other hand corporate retailers such as Big Bazar, Shoppers Stop, Metro Cash & Carry, V Mart, D -Mart, Direct Selling Amway, Oriflame, Herbalife, FMCG Companies Coke, Pepsi, ITC, Procter & Gamble, Reckit & Colman, Hindustan Lever, Patanjali, etc. were also invited to attend the meeting.
The conference was previously scheduled to be held on January 27, but has been rescheduled to be held on February 3, 2022.
The official e-commerce policy will be drafted by the Department of Industrial and Internal Trade (DPIIT). (KNN Office)