The Confederation of Indian Industry has created a 10-point plan, which aims to boost Indian exports and counter the rising costs businesses face, due to transportation delays caused by the ongoing lockdown.
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has created a control room to track delivery of essential goods in India during the 21-day lockdown and work to alleviate logistical difficulties.
Walmart Inc’s Flipkart will resume e-commerce services for essential products after receiving federal and state government assurances on the safety of its delivery staff and a hassle-free supply chain.
Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said it temporarily would not require sellers in its marketplace to repay loans it had made to them, as merchants confront the prospect of declining sales during the coronavirus pandemic.
Digital payments and e-commerce business Paytm and its founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma has pledged Rs 5 crore ($677,000) to fight coronavirus, donating the funds to teams working on related medical solutions.