Amazon and Flipkart have hit a snag between the Great Indian Festival Sale and the Big Billion Day Sales. The government has issued notices to Flipkart and Amazon. The government has taken steps not to provide products sold through the platforms of e-commerce companies, their country of origin and other necessary information. There are no comments from either agency at the moment issued by the department.
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The department has asked e-commerce companies to ensure compliance with the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011. Both agencies have been asked to respond to the notice within 15 days. “It has been proven that some e-commerce companies are not providing the necessary information about the products sold through their digital platforms,” the notice with similar words to the companies said, required under the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011.
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Flipkart India Pvt Ltd and Amazon Development Center India Pvt Ltd, according to the notice sent to them, are e-commerce units and so they need to ensure that all necessary information is provided in the digital and electronic networks used for e-commerce transactions. The two companies violated the law by not providing the necessary information, the statement said.
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The notice, citing advertisements on the websites of e-commerce companies, said, “Examination of the advertisements shows that the required declaration is not being made. Other important information including the country of origin of the object has to be given. By