(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) Policy Watch: Draft e-Commerce Policy

(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) Policy Watch: Draft e-Commerce Policy

Topic: Draft e-Commerce Policy

Expert Panel:

  • Anand Singh Bhal, (Former Senior Economic Adviser, DPIIT, MOCI)
  • Dilip Chenoy, (Secretary General, FICCI)

Topic Description:

The government is likely to release a new draft of the proposed e-commerce policy. The draft has been discussed in an inter-ministerial meeting and the government will hold consultations with various stakeholders before unveiling the final policy. Rapid internet penetration, low cost of data, and smartphone access have led to increased adoption of e-commerce in India, a trend that will continue as more Indians come online. Since 2014, the Government of India has announced various initiatives, like Digital India, Make in India, Start-up India, Skill India, and Innovation Fund and timely and effective implementation of these support the growth of E-commerce in the country.

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Courtesy: RSTV