The Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) may extend the deadline for receiving comments on the draft National E-commerce Policy from March 9 to March 31, after industry associations such as Nasscom and the Confederation of Indian Industry sought the extension, reports CNBC-TV18.

According to another report, several industry members have held discussions via associations like FICCI, Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), while Nasscom and IndiaTech have sought comments from industry members.

The government released a draft of the National E-commerce Policy On February 23rd, and is expecting comments till March 9.

Read a summary of the draft policy here:

India’s Draft Ecommerce Policy is really a Digital Economy Policy, impacts the whole ecosystem