The government is trying to develop a national retail trade strategy for brick and mortar retail dealers in order to enhance ease of doing business, according to Sanjiv Singh, Joint Secretary in the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).
Singh further stated that the strategy will aid in the provision of better infrastructure and more financing to dealers.
The Department, he said, is also working to bring an e-commerce policy for online retailers.
The government want that there should be synergy between e-commerce as well as retail traders, Sanjiv said at a conference.
The Department is also in the process of formulating an insurance scheme for all the retail traders.
The accident insurance scheme would particularly help small traders of the country, he added.
The government is trying to do policy changes not only in e-commerce but national retail trade policy which will be for physical traders which will be introducing ease of doing business, providing better infrastructural facilities, providing more credit and providing all sorts of benefits to traders,he said.
The Joint Secretary urged the industry to focus on producing high quality products.