Jammu : Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organisation (JKTPO) under the aegis of Industries and commerce department organized and supervision of Khalid Jahangir, Managing Director, JKTPO an Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) on-boarding drive at Udyog Bhawan, Jammu with ONDC Seller Partner MyStore to assist on-boarding of sellers, artisans, retailers, small merchants, and traders on their platform through which they can sell their product on ONDC Network.
ONDC is being established as a first of its kind initiative globally to pave the way for reimagining digital commerce in India and establishing a globally replicable model for digital commerce. This will be an open network with established registries, enabling wide-scale participation by digital commerce ecosystem players in India through multiple gateways.
Banu Singh, Vice President Sales MyStore highlighted various benefits participant can avail and functionality of the platform. He also emphasised that MyStore won’t be charging any onboarding and subscription fee to J&K based sellers. ONDC platform is currently operating in 236 cities across India, including Jammu and Kashmir.
Seller partner of ONDC MyStore had one-to-one networking sessions with participants and onboarded them on the seller platform. All the sellers were facilitated by MyStore team for on spot registration and onboarding.
About 20 companies/sellers were onboarded on the spot and rest of the participants understood the process of onboarding and will be registering their digital catalogues subsequently. Categories onboarded were Food and Beverages, Handloom and Handicrafts, Groceries and Home Décor. The Platform aims to create new opportunities, curb digital monopolies in e-commerce sectors.
The workshop received good response from local sellers and entrepreneurs. This onboarding drive is in line of the planned events to be held across the J&K for the promotion of E-commerce and attract the local entrepreneurs of J&K towards digitalisation. The similar onboarding drive will also be held in Pampore on 31st May 2023 at JKEDI for stakeholders of Kashmir Division.