'Vocal for local' to boost demand for local products
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent appeal to the citizens Of India to buy local products and be a part Of India's growth story is likely to encourage demand for indigenous products. He also called upon the MSMEs•, Start-up entrepreneurs' to make the nation self-reliant by making as much local goods as possible to remove dependence on imported goods. This would also support the country's economy, which is hit by a prolonged phase of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic
17 July 2020
NPCI to expand contactless parking solution with FASTag to major cities
The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Tuesday said it will expand its fully contactless parking solution with FASTag to cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bengaluru. It said the first-of-its-kind contactless car parking facility at Hyderabad Airport received a huge response, prompting to take this service to other metros.
14 July 2020
Adoption of global standards within pharma supply chains is crucial
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, many industries witnessed the supply chain disruption and the pharmaceutical sector is no different. As per a KPMG report, Indian domestic pharma industry is heavily dependent on China imports for ingredients and healthcare equipment. The medical fraternity is tirelessly working to defeat the deadly coronavirus and to do that they need to ensure that they have an adequate access of all required healthcare products including PPE kits, sanitizers, besides medicines and vaccines.
09 July 2020
ASPA & GS1 India sign MoU to strengthen Anti-Counterfeiting Eco-Systems using Global Standards
Realising the magnitude of damage caused by counterfeiting to the Indian economy, brands and consumers, Authentication Solutions Providers’ Association (ASPA) and GS1 India have joined hands to take the fight against counterfeiting to the next level in India, using global standards.
30 June 2020
Global standards will help SMEs emerge stronger post pandemic
With government’s focus and support to SMEs for production of more local products to reduce dependence on imported products, COVID-19 has emerged as an opportunity for SMEs to stand back on their feet and support the economy of India to be self reliant. This has been accentuated with the stronger consumer demand for local products across categories to meet their daily needs.
Supply Chain Log
28 June 2020
India’s medical needs: Global collaboration matters now more than ever
While the self-reliant model seems promising, it is important to note the role of the global industry, which, so far, has catered to 70% of India’s medical equipment needs.
24 June 2020
GS1 standards – Key for SMEs in building a robust post COVID plan
The unprecedented changes in the wake of Covid-19 are compelling MSMEs and SMEs to rethink their business models and customer requirements.
The SME Times
19 June 2020
Combating COVID-19 with global standards
S Swaminathan, COO, GS1 India outlines why adoption of global standards within supply chains of drugs and PPE is critical to ensure their availability to the right patient, at the right place and right time.
06 June 2020
GS1 India appoints S Swaminathan as Chief Operating Officer
How data technology can help small businesses ride the e-commerce wave.
05 June 2020
How data technology can help small businesses ride the e-commerce wave
The Indian retail industry is also realizing and acknowledging this increased usage of online platforms with options such as contactless delivery, etc.,
05 June 2020