In Brief: Etailers seek time to comply with consumer protection rules; Ramesh Abhishek joins Cyient's Board

In Brief: Etailers seek time to comply with consumer protection rules; Ramesh Abhishek joins Cyient's Board
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14 Aug, 2020

The ecommerce industry body has asked for a minimum of 6-7 months from the government to comply with the new consumer protection rules, according to a report by the Economic Times. Among others, the new rules require etailers to display the country of origin tag and appoint a grievance officer to address complaints. The report revealed that the federation of Indian chambers of commerce and industry (FICCI) had written to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs earlier this month, seeking up to seven months’ time to comply with the rules. 

Ramesh Abhishek joins Cyient's Board 

Digital engineering and technology firm Cyient has appointed Ramesh Abhishek to its board of directors. Abhishek is a retired Indian administrative service (IAS) officer of 1982 batch, according to a statement. In his last role, he served as the secretary of the department for promotion of industry and internal trade (DIPP), where he played an integral part in facilitating and building the Government of India’s initiatives such as Make in India and Startup India.

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