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Parliamentary Panel Calls For E-commerce Regulations – Free PDF Download

 

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Other Inputs

  1. Create digital division under CCI for e-commerce
  2. Critical data needs to be collected & collated by govt
  3. FDI policy same for domestic & foreign marketplace platforms
  4. Extend GST composition scheme for Online sellers. Mandatory registration for GST for small sellers can be relaxed.
  5. A National Cybercrime Policy or legislation can be enacted
  6. Government must strengthen the payment infrastructure to mitigate transaction failures and enable seamless financial transactions
  7. Sellers of counterfeit products should be made to pay the loss suffered by genuine rights holder and must be barred from the e-commerce space
  8. Bring guidelines regarding use of drone technology in e-commerce deliveries
  9. Government to provide support to the industry players through capacity building in the logistics sector
  10. ONDC is an ambitious and revolutionary initiative that has the potential to categorically alter the e-commerce landscape in India. Committee further recommends the Department to provide clarity regarding the issue of liability on ONDC.

Other Inputs

  • Committee opines that inculcating a culture of transparency in operations of platforms and formulating a dedicated and comprehensive policy that governs the e-commerce marketplace is the need of the hour.
    • Issues with E commerce Platforms
      • Lack of Platform neutrality
      • Deep discounting
      • Biased search results
      • Data misuse
      • Exorbitant commission
      • Exclusivity agreements etc.

 

 

 

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