Govt considering e-commerce policy: Prabhu

NEW DELHI: The Government is considering framing an e-commerce policy, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu told Parliament Monday.

No deadline, however, has been fixed for the policy formulation, he said further.

Stakeholder consultations on ‘Framework for National Policy on e-Commerce’ with representatives from Government ministries, RBI, industry bodies, e-Commerce companies, telecom and IT companies and payment companies were held in April and July this year, Prabhu said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

“The formulation of e-Commerce policy in under consideration of the Government for which no timeline has been fixed,” he said.

The Minister was responding to a question related to the time by which the draft e-Commerce policy is likely to be put in place along with details of two rounds of stakeholder consultations done so far. (AGENCIES)