To protect the online customers, government might make it mandatory for the e-commerce company from the year of 2108, January. In fact ecommerce companies are not only printed MRP on goods but also they must provide customer care details and expiry date on the goods. This kind of the amendment was made to the legal metrology rules and six month deadline will be provided to this company to comply with this new rule. Due to this rule, consumer can acquire the same protection in both online and offline.
As of now MRP is printed on the goods but after January Company must provide additional information about the goods. Apart from MRP, e-commerce Company have to affirm net quantity, country of origin, manufacturing date and consumer care details. In fact enough time is provided to the companies to follow this new norm. From January 2018 onwards detailed information about goods must be printed on the each goods.
At the same time declaration must be in bigger font size so that people can easily read the information which is available on the products. There are huge numbers of the leading e-market places are operating in the country such as Snapdeal, Flipkart, Amazon, Grofers and Big basket. In fact Union food and consumer affairs minister is approved this amendment to legal metrology.
Actually this kind of the rule was framed to regulate the prepackaged commodities which have to fulfill with the certain kinds of mandatory labeling requirements. In fact product on the ecommerce platforms to exhibit declarations which is required under amended rules. It is mostly designed to consumer protection as well as business people can easily do their business. This kind of the rule will come then people can buy only premium quality of product and this rule will plan to execute on January 2018.