Stakeholder Consultation on Draft E-commerce Policy

March 07, 2019, New Delhi

CUTS International in partnership with The Dialogue and Adyopant Legal organised a Stakeholder Consultation Roundtable on Draft E-commerce Policy on Thursday, March 07, 2019 at the Constitution Club of India, New Delhi.

The consultation was divided into two sessions. The first session revolved around the first two chapters from the Draft Policy, that focus on ‘Access to Data Generated in India’ while the second session discussed the part of the Draft Policy that focuses on marketplace and e-commerce regulation.

Dr. Narendra Jadhav, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, chaired the session and delivered opening remarks.

The roundtable saw full house participation, with more than 80 attendees in the room, consisting of govt. officials, representatives from Indian and foreign e-commerce, technology, software, digital payments, and cyber security companies, civil society and digital rights institutions as well as leading strategic and public-policy consultancies, media houses, representatives from trade bodies, internet associations, and business councils