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Fate of e-commerce policy unclear as government officials contradict each other

A Commerce Ministry official told MediaNama today that there will still be a public consultation for the national e-commerce policy. This comes after a CNBC-TV18 report which said that the e-commerce policy had been dropped. Ramesh Abhishek and Amitabh Kant, Secretary of DIPP and CEO of NITI Aayog respectively, said on Monday that a committee of secretaries had been created to look into e-commerce issues. They both refused to comment specifically on whether there would be a National E-Commerce Policy. "You don't need a policy, actually," Abhishek said. "You can straightaway do the things to be done." Both officials dodged the question of whether there would be a policy after being repeatedly and pointedly asked whether there would be one. Shalini Mahajan, deputy director of TPD and logistics at the Department of Commerce, told MediaNama that a consultation will still be happening…

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