With this decision of the government, now e-commerce companies like Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal will be able to sell only essentials on their platform.
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According to the new rule, Flipkart has divided the essential goods into different categories on its platform, the list of which has been prepared. Let us know which items customers can buy from here.
Screenshot of Flipkart App.
>> Food & Beverages: This includes health drinks, cooking, baking, breakfast items, dry fruits, sweets and snacks, healthy food.
>> Health Care: This includes items such as masks, sanitizers, hand washes, blood pressure monitors, nebulizers, thermometers.
>> Grooming & Hygeine: This includes bath, oral care, personal hygiene, skin and hair care, shaving items.
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>> Baby Care Essentials: Includes diapers, feeding and nursing, health and safety goods.
>> Cleaning & Pet Supplies: This includes items like pet food, detergent, dish cleaner, kitchen cleaner, scrub, air freshener.
>> Grocery: For this, Flipkart has separately created a microsite of Supermart Lite. From here customers can buy goods like flour, pulses, oil.
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Four days ago, e-commerce companies were allowed to sell mobile phones, refrigerators and stitched garments etc., but now this ‘rebate’ has been withdrawn. Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla has issued an order in this regard on Sunday. In this, the sale of non-essential products by e-commerce companies has been removed from the consolidated revised guidelines.