New Delhi: The Central government has issued notices to e-commerce companies for violating existing rules. The move comes after the companies failed to comply with recent law. The notice states that companies, including Amazon, have violated the law that requires them to record the country in which the product was manufactured. The notice asked him to show cause for not taking any action. The government gives 15 days to reply.
The government has issued notices to the establishments during the festive season as large-scale festive discount sales are taking place. The Ministry of Consumer Affairs and the Department of Food and Public Distribution said that e-commerce companies have violated the existing sales rules. Last July, the Center had directed the institutions to implement the law by September 30. Praveen Khandelwal, secretary-general of the Confederation of All India Traders had asked the government to investigate the illegal sale of festive season sales. Violation of the first rule carries a fine of up to Rs 25,000 and a fine of up to Rs 50,000 or imprisonment.