Covid-19: E-Commerce giants set to resume deliveries after government assurance

07:50 PM Mar 26, 2020 | Team Udayavani |
E-commerce giants like Flipkart, Amazon, Big Basket, Grofers are set to resume operations after they stopped accepting orders on March 25. Grocery apps like grofers, big basket will operate as usual and Amazon, Flipkart will now deliver essential items. Several delivery executives from various online delivery apps had alleged that they were beaten up by the police and local goons despite these services being termed as essential. However, things are getting back to normal and e-commerce giants are trying to fulfill their commitments. The e-commerce delivery executives will be given identity cards issued by their respective companies, they can show the card as an access pass that would help them pass through the nationwide lockdown to deliver essential groceries and other items ordered by the customers. On the other hand, Flipkart has collaborated with the Bangalore Police to ensure that their delivery boys are not hassled. BigBasket has issued the list of states where they are providing services. The services are operational in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Indore, Mumbai, Mysore, Noida, Surat, Vadodara. Grofers too has issued the list of cities where they will be operational. The cities are Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Lucknow, Kanpur, Bengaluru Bengaluru City Police has asked all the Essential Services Providers to collect their vehicle movement passes from their jurisdictional Deputy Commissioner's Office in Bengaluru City.

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