To bring in more transparency and simplify the process of procuring goods and services by various central government ministries and departments, the Commerce Ministry has launched an e-marketplace. Through the portal, departments can place orders for regularly purchasable items, leading to lower prices, better choices, and faster procurement.
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The service is available from 8am to 11 pm daily and the store has over 12,000 products listed across 13 categories. Ola Store is currently being tested in the city of Bangalore and is available only on Android devices. Free delivery can be availed on purchases above Rs 250, or else the delivery charge is Rs 30. Users can opt for instant 90-min delivery of pick between 1-hour slots.