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Kisan Sabha Application developed by CSIR launched

On May 1, 2020, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Road Research Institute (CSIR-CRRI) launched Kisan Sabha Application. The application was launched to connect farmers to freight transportation and supply chain. Highlights The application aims in providing timely support to farmers and help in increasing their profit. This is possible as the application minimizes ..

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Common Service Centres of GoI to take over E-Commerce in rural areas

On April 29, 2020, the Government of India announced that the Common Service Centres will now take over village level online retail chain. The step is expected to reach more than 60 crores of people in rural region. Highlights The Common Service Centres are to take over the jobs of E-commerce Giants Flipkart and Amazon ..

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Snapdeal acquires luxury goods portal Exclusively.com

Online retailer Snapdeal.com has acquired luxury fashion portal Exclusively.com for an undisclosed amount. With this acquisition, Snapdeal is seeking to expand its presence in the high-end fashion segment and targeting $2 billion in gross merchandise value (GMV) by the end of the current calendar year. It will also complement Snapdeal’s existing ecosystem and provide it ..

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