PM Modi’s announcement of a 21-day lockdown across the country due to Coronavirus, E-commerce Company Flipkart on Wednesday temporarily shut down its services and Amazon’s service was also limited to essential goods.
- Flipkart Starts Supplying Essential Goods
- Big Bazaar will deliver Goods to Every Household
- Flipkart has resumed service to supply groceries and other essential supplies
Significantly, after PM Modi’s announcement of a 21-day lockdown across the country due to Corona, e-commerce company Flipkart had temporarily stopped its services on Wednesday and Amazon’s service was also limited to essential goods.
On the other hand, Amazon says that it is currently in talks with the government. Big Bazaar, a large grocery store, has focused on delivering goods from door to door in this environment.
Flipkart has resumed service to supply groceries and other essential supplies. On receiving this assurance from the administration, he started services that his delivery boys will not be disturbed and they will be given a pass for the delivery of the goods. On the other hand, Amazon says that it is currently in talks with the government.
Before it, Flipkart temporarily halted its services to supply essential goods on Wednesday due to the ongoing lockdown in the country due to Coronavirus.
On the other hand, the main rival company Amazon said that it is also engaged in talks with the administration to start the supply service of essential goods. On Wednesday, e-commerce company Amazon (Amazon) also partially shut down its services and said it would only supply high priority items.
Big Bazaar’s focusing on Home Delivery
In this environment of Coronavirus, the country’s major offline grocery store Big Bazaar has insisted on home delivery of its goods to customers. For this, Big Bazaar has issued a phone number for all its stores in every city, where customers can call and order their orders at home.
In view of the Coronavirus growing case, PM Modi has announced a 21-day lockdown. This lockdown has come into effect Tuesday-Wednesday night and will run until April 14. Offices, markets, public transport are all closed. The Prime Minister has clearly stated that no one in this country will step out of his house for these 21 days. Only life-saving services will continue during this period.
“Due to the nationwide lockdown, e-commerce companies like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Big Basket and Grofers were finding it difficult to run their operations”
These companies said that they are only supplying essential services, but their delivery personnel is stopping the policemen. Because of this, their business has come to a standstill.