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It’s a good news for retailers and related businesses operating in the state of Haryana as the Logistics, Warehousing & Retail Policy 2019 comes into force after the Haryana Cabinet notifies it. The policy has been drafted in consultation with Retailers Association of India (RAI) and is a concrete step towards facilitating ‘Ease of Doing Business’ for retailers and businesses operating in the retail ecosystem. Click here to view the policy.

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Reserve Bank of India had invited RAI for a meetingThe Reserve Bank of India has constituted a High-Level Committee on Deepening of Digital Payments (CDDP), under the chairmanship of Shri Nandan Nilekani (former Chairman, UIDAI), to accelerate digitisation of the economy and financial inclusion through greater use of digital payments. The Committee's mandate includes reviewing existing status of digitisation of payments and level of digital payments in financial inclusion, undertaking cross country analyses to identify best practices that can be adopted, suggesting measures to strengthen safety and security of digital payments, providing a road map to increase customer confidence in digital financial services, and suggesting a medium-term strategy for deepening of digital payments.

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The Central Government introduced 'The Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Condition of Services) Act 2016 (hereinafter referred as The Model Bill) on 29th June 2016 which has been one of the key asks of the Retailers Association of India for the overall benefit and the growth of the Indian retail sector. The Model Bill is a progressive move by Shri Narendra Modi Government since it enables states to choose to keep shops and other such establishments open 24×7 all through the year. This would give a substantial boost to employment generation and will also benefit the consumers in terms of more convenience and accessibility.

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Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) had issued a circular which mandated that the name boards of shops/establishments have to be displayed in the Kannada language with 60% of the display board in Kannada language and remaining 40% of the board can be in other languages. Subsequently, RAI had submitted a representation to the State Government of Karnataka and filed a Writ Petition under article 226 of the Constitution of India in the Karnataka High Court challenging the BBMP circular as being illegal, void ab initio and ultra vire the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act 1976.

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Retail Trade now has a separate Ministry and a Nodal Department. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has been renamed as the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade. Click here to view the notification.

Retail is one of the driving forces that is propelling India’s economic surge in recent years. Its total size is US$ 820 bn, and its share in India’s GDP is 28%. Retail plays a vital role in transforming India into a major Economic superpower. This move will definitely help retail realize and reach its true potential.

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