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Government Working On A Robust E-Commerce Policy, Says Piyush Goyal

Government Working On A Robust E-Commerce Policy, Says Piyush Goyal

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal has mentioned {that a} sturdy e-commerce coverage is within the offing

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday assured that each stakeholder’s curiosity will probably be considered whereas framing the e-commerce coverage, which might be a sturdy one.

Mr Goyal additionally mentioned that he welcomes all of the suggestions on the draft e-commerce guidelines however feedback about inter-departmental points on the draft guidelines are completely unwarranted.

The minister’s feedback have come following reviews that the Department for Promotion of Internal Industry and Trade (DPIIT), the Corporate Affairs Ministry and the Niti Aayog have objected to some provisions of the draft e-commerce guidelines.

The report citing an RTI reply has claimed that Niti Aayog has expressed apprehensions that the draft guidelines could hurt ease of doing enterprise.

Mr Goyal mentioned that the entire function of an inter-ministerial session was to get views and feedback from totally different quarters.

“I do believe that I welcome all the feedback and look forward to a very robust and healthy consultations with all the stakeholders…We are trying to balance everybody’s interest and come up with a robust framework in which this (policy) can be implemented in the interest of all Indians,” the minister mentioned.

The very function of releasing draft guidelines is to elicit public opinion, concepts from different departments, from stakeholders, encourage suggestions, he mentioned, including the federal government has all the time believed in participating with all of the stakeholders earlier than taking a ultimate determination on any coverage.

Citing instance of information privateness regulation, nationwide training coverage and jewelry hallmarking norms, the minister mentioned the federal government conducts stakeholders session to reach at a great determination.

Domestic jewellers at the moment are appreciating the hallmarking norms, which they have been opposing earlier tooth and nail, he mentioned.

“The consumer rules around the e-commerce are under public consultation. I warmly welcome feedback from various stakeholders but I have to protect everybody’s interest and balance consumers interest, ecommerce interests, retailers interests,” he mentioned.

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