For online retail to grow and realize its complete potential, its reach to rural areas is a must. Buyers and small sellers from these areas may be brought online to reap benefit of retail market.
This is the point where India Post can make its presence felt as it has un-matched reach to every nook and corner of the country. Also, its trust factor has great implications for the rural artisans who need the reassurance of physical forum to this retail market place.
The e-Commerce Portal of the Department is an endeavour to provide a digital platform to help small business proprietors/self-help groups/women entrepreneurs/State and Central PSUs/Autonomous Bodies etc. besides involving State Handicraft Boards. The intent is to provide wider reach to these segments and be the conduit to link this unreached buyer seller segment.
Department of Posts has decided that a catchy and attention drawing ‘Name’ to DoP e-Commerce Portal may be assigned so that it can be easily searched out and may be popularized among the masses.
All the citizens of India are requested to suggest a catchy name for the DoP e-Commerce Portal, by participating in “Name of DoP e-Commerce Portal” contest.
Citizen of India
Winner entry will be given cash prize of Rs. 25000/-
Second best entry will be given a cash prize of Rs. 15000/-
and third one of Rs. 5000/-
How to Apply:
Think of a name for the DoP e-Commerce Portal and submit your entry here.
For terms and conditions of the competition, click here.
June 10, 5 PM
For more information, click here.