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RAI has submitted a representation to Delhi Government to throw light on the repercussions of using paper bags towards the environment and the threats it poses to the natural resources.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare issued the latest amendments in the in the Insecticide rules 1971. As per the latest amendment, issued by the Department of Agriculture and Co-operation, ‘A person who applies for grant for license to sell, stock, or exhibit for sale or distribute insecticides shall possess or shall employ a person possessing a graduate degree in Agriculture Sciences, or Biochemistry, or biotechnology or Life science or in science with Chemistry or Botany or Zoology as a minimum qualification.’
Retailers Association of India (RAI) brought together retailers from across the country on a common platform to welcome the new guidelines stated in the DIPP Press Note 3 issued on March 29 which define the emerging new channels. “The note is testimony to the fact that the government wants to ensure a level playing field for all channels.
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has issued a notification clarifying FDI guidelines with regards to E-commerce in India.
Retailers Association of India has been representing to various state governments in regard to the 365 days store opening permission. After various meetings with the officials of the state governments, the government of Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu has issued notifications with respect to permission for keeping the retail stores open 365 days a year.