The provision of important commodities performs a key function within the implementation of lockdown procedures.
The present lockdown throughout the nation has made a farmers’ cooperative society in Karnataka’s Uttara Kannada district enter the web advertising and marketing area in its space of operation.
Totagars’ Cooperative Sale Society (TSS) Ltd at Sirsi, which operates a brilliant market within the city, has launched a service to produce groceries and different important gadgets on the doorsteps of the residents of the city.
Ravish Hegde, Normal Supervisor of TSS Ltd, advised BusinessLine that the cooperative was making preparations for the web advertising and marketing of things offered in its grocery store. Nevertheless, the state of affairs arising out of the lockdown led the cooperative to implement it instantly.
To cope with the lockdown, he stated, the Uttara Kannada district administration had requested the cooperative to produce important commodities to rural folks at their doorstep.
Following this, TSS recognized 25 cooperative societies at village ranges in Sirsi taluk and began supplying the important commodities to them. These village-level cooperatives in flip provided the commodities to the folks of their respective villages.
Hegde stated this initiative gave the arrogance to TSS to launch the web gross sales of groceries and different important commodities in Sirsi city limits. He stated the residents of Sirsi can now go online to the portal of the TSS Grocery store, and begin ordering round 400 gadgets on-line.
The service, which is proscribed to the Sirsi now, can be prolonged to different areas within the taluk within the days to come back.
He stated the members of TSS could make use of their account with the society for funds to the web purchases. Residents also can use the digital channels for funds. The cooperative additionally gives cash-on-delivery choice for funds, he stated.
Plans are additionally afoot to launch on-line advertising and marketing of agricultural inputs and implements to farmers within the days to come back, Hegde added.