The federal government on Friday issued notices to Flipkart, Amazon and different ecommerce firms for not mandatorily displaying info, together with nation of origin, on merchandise offered on their platforms.
The notices have been issued by the Division of Client Affairs, Ministry of Client Affairs, Meals and Public Distribution.
Aside from Amazon and Flipkart, notices have additionally been despatched to different ecommerce gamers, sources stated.
The businesses have been requested to answer to the notices inside 15 days.
“It has been introduced into discover that among the e-commerce entities usually are not displaying the necessary declaration on digital platforms required beneath the Authorized Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Guidelines, 2011,” stated 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 necessary declarations ought to be displayed on the digital and digital community used for ecommerce transactions.
The 2 firms, as per the notices, haven’t supplied the necessary declaration and contravene the Act.