Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC)

GS3/GS2  Syllabus: E-Commerce/ Governance   Source: TH  Context: The article analyses the advantages and challenges of adopting an Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) in India.   What is ONDC?  The Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) is a government initiative aimed at transforming the e-commerce market in India by shifting from a platform-centric model …

Parliamentary panel calls for notification of e-commerce policy to address sector’s ‘strategy vacuum’

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Economy – Liberalisation after 1991   Source: Business Line   Context: A Parliamentary panel report ‘Promotion and Regulation of E-Commerce in India’ suggested that a national e-commerce policy needs to be notified by the Government at the earliest as the absence of a dedicated policy had resulted in fragmented and ineffective …

Parliamentary Standing Committee Report on E-commerce

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Liberalisation after 1991   Source: Rajya Sabha Context: Recent report of the committee “Promotion and Regulation of E-commerce in India” (Note down 2-3 suggestions from the report and understand the difference between various models of e-commerce) Issues highlighted by the report: Few platforms control a large part of the e-commerce market …

Critically examine as to what extent the draft Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 prevent unfair trade practices in e-commerce and promote fair competition.

Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. 5. Critically examine as to what extent the draft Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 prevent unfair trade practices in e-commerce and promote fair competition. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: To protect the …