Authorities points notices to e-commerce corporations for not exhibiting obligatory data on merchandise

NEW DELHI: The federal government on Friday issued notices to Flipkart, Amazon and different e-commerce corporations for not mandatorily displaying info, together with nation of origin, on merchandise bought on their platforms.
The notices have been issued by the division of client affairs, ministry of client affairs, meals and public distribution.
Other than Amazon and Flipkart, notices have additionally been despatched to different e-commerce gamers, sources mentioned.
The businesses have been requested to answer to the notices inside 15 days.
“It has been introduced into discover that a few of the e-commerce entities will not be displaying the obligatory declaration on digital platforms required below the Authorized Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Guidelines, 2011,” mentioned one of many equally worded notices.
In response to the notices despatched to Flipkart India Pvt Ltd and Amazon Improvement Centre India Pvt Ltd, they’re e-commerce entities and due to this fact, have to make sure that all obligatory declarations must be displayed on the digital and digital community used for ecommerce transactions.
The 2 corporations, as per the notices, haven’t offered the obligatory declaration and contravene the Act.

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