Sunday 20th of January 2019 05:25:19 PM Agra
New Delhi-Commerce Secretary, Rita Teaotia, chaired the first meeting of the Task Force on e-commerce. The suggestions were on wide ranging issues such as cross border data flows, taxation, trade facilitation and logistics, consumer confidence, IPR and future tech, FDI and competition issues. The sub-groups saw participation from various ministries and departments, high level representatives from the industry bodies, e-commerce companies, telecommunication and IT companies and independent experts.It was decided to set up a Task Force in the first meeting of the Think Tank, on the framework for national policy on e-commerce, held on 24th April 2018, under the chairmanship of Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation. The Task Force was further divided into nine sub-groups for preparing recommendations for Indias national policy on e-commerce.