High level meet e commerce policy discussion


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High level meet to debate e-commerce policy at present

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has convened essential conferences to debate Draft e-Commerce Policy and FDI in e-Commerce Sector. The conferences will kick off on Saturday, with an inter-ministerial assembly to debate the draft e-Commerce policy.

To be chaired by Secretary DPIIT, the invitees embody Secretaries from Ministry of Electronics, Department of Commerce, Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Department of Revenue, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs, Department of Posts; in addition to CEO, NITI Aayog, and Chairmen of Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), Competition Commission of India (CCI) and in addition Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India.

Then on March 17, an vital stakeholder assembly is scheduled relating to FDI in e-Commerce sector. In this assembly, aside from its personal officers, DPIIT has invited CAIT, RAI, FICCI, CII, Assocham, PHD Chamber of Commerce, FISME (Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises).

Notably, the Assocham- e-Commerce committee is co-chaired by Amazon, Facebook and Udaan and the FICCI committee is co-chaired by RIL, Amazon and Snapdeal.

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