Cooperatives: PM Modi launches Google cloud-powered e-commerce app for cooperatives: Details – Times of India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched an e-commerce app for cooperation, google cloud And this National Cooperative Federation of India ,NCUI) have partnered for the app, which aims to provide a scalable, easy-to-use technology for economic empowerment of cooperatives. The app was launched on 17th Indian Cooperative Congress (ICC) at New Delhi.
The ICC, which is being held at the International Exhibition-cum-Convention Center (IECC) at Pragati Maidan on July 1-2, is the apex forum. Indian cooperative movement,

The event coincides with the International Day of Cooperatives.
NCUI is the apex organization of cooperative movement in India and is responsible for education and training of more than 8.5 lakh cooperatives in India. Its membership is more than 300 million people.
“The NCUI was looking for a scalable platform like Google Cloud to host this e-commerce application for its users. The e-commerce platform was built on Google Cloud,” said an official statement.

How the app will help cooperatives
This app will help cooperatives to sell their products in different countries without any middlemen. The platform will also provide training and capacity building support to cooperatives in the areas of onboarding on the portal and packaging, branding and access to welfare schemes of the government.
“Powered by robust and scalable technology, the launch of the e-commerce application will facilitate cooperatives and their members to buy and sell their products to buyers across the country. We are confident that our partnership with Google Cloud will enable us in our digital transformation journey and financially empower cooperatives,” said Dr. Sudhir Mahajan, Chief Executive, NCUI.
The e-commerce app will also provide a platform to the community of cooperatives and enable them to sell their products as well as services to a larger set of people.

According to the official statement, the partnership will also promote economic growth, development and a common platform for all the small cooperatives to compete in the market with the big players.
“NCUI was looking for a cloud partner that could provide scalability, open-source technology and a collaborative approach to enhance their operations. We firmly believe that our partnership will provide NCUI with powerful technology solutions that will help in the economic growth and empowerment of both cooperatives and their members,” said Bikram Singh Bedi, Managing Director, Google Cloud India.
NCUI said that since the number of users and their demands are likely to grow over time, it chose to partner with Google Cloud to take advantage of its scalable, open source and open standards cloud platform.