This will not only free the small sellers and consumers who are currently being held hostage by the big e-commerce companies, but will also be able to do business and purchase on a large digital market or open network. On this open network, the smallest and biggest e-commerce companies will have the facility to do business, while the customers will also have the freedom to buy from whichever company is getting cheap and good quality goods. .
In this regard, Praveen Khandelwal, the National General Secretary of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAT) and a member of the Advisory Committee of this project of the government, says that the open network is true to its name. That is, it will be a digital market. The advantage of joining this network will be that e-commerce companies will be able to get a huge market of traders and customers from across the country without much effort. Along with this, customers or consumers will also have the facility to buy goods of their choice from the seller of any company associated with this platform.
Now customers have to do this hard work in online shopping
Khandelwal explains that currently the customer who is connected to only one portal can buy goods from that portal only. To buy from any other portal, he has to go to another portal whereas on this network he is completely free to buy goods or services from any company. The customer will not have to change the portal again and again, but like he takes goods from any shop in a big market, in the same way he will be able to buy goods from any company here too.
This will change the structure of e-commerce, small businessmen will benefit
They say that if this effort is successful, then it will change the structure of e-commerce business all over the world and the arbitrariness of big companies doing online business will be curbed, while even small traders can take advantage of this open network. Can be picked up very easily.
There are more than 4 thousand small and big e-commerce companies in the country who are giving goods to the customers through e-system. At the same time, there are more than 500 logistics companies that deliver e-commerce goods from sellers to customers. There are more than 20 thousand such companies which are providing many types of services including travel, hotels, medicine, many types of equipment, hospitals, beauty salons, health clubs, gyms, restaurants, food items and other business services through e-commerce. Huh. Apart from this, lakhs of people are doing various business and professional activities in e-commerce.
Companies or businessmen will have to do this work
Khandelwal explains that whether it is a small business or a big company, now it will be mandatory for everyone to register themselves according to the draft rules made for e-commerce and all people will get equal opportunities to increase their business by joining the open network. Open network will prove to be the best way to connect merchants and consumers across the country with e-commerce.
Along with this, the Open Network Protocol will prove beneficial for the customers in many ways. The network aims to benefit customers, application developers, governments and businesses by leveraging technology to control value in an open network and create an interoperable open platform. This will prove to be a big boon for MSMEs and small traders who want to increase their business through e-commerce.
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