Alongside Beckn's dry run in Kochi, the central government is also working on its own open protocol network for online retailers. The state government of Kerala is looking to integrate all of its traffic-related facilities into a single network with the help of the Beckn foundation co-founded by Nandan Nilekani, according to a report in the Mathrubhumi. The city of Kochi has been chosen for the trial run as it provides every mode of public transport from bicycles to a metro. Why it matters? The app seemingly facilitates a cashless transit across multiple modes of public transport wherein citizens will be able to avail any service using a single open-mobility network app. According to the KMTA's website, all mobility apps in the network are built in such a way as to enable them to communicate with each other in the same…
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