According to Open Network for Digital Commerce, their goal is to make e-commerce available to as many people as possible, no matter what socioeconomic status they may hold. This includes disrupting the traditional advertising and retail industries with their own platform. In order to do this, Open Network for Digital Commerce has set its sights on the food industry.
Their ultimate goal is to create an entirely new food ecosystem where consumers have more control over where their food comes from and how it’s produced. To accomplish this, they plan on building a network of farmers and distributors who can sell their products directly to consumers online. In addition, they will provide tools and resources so that
ABLE Network is a startup accelerator for Transportation and Logistics (T&L) startups. Launched in July 2015, the firm has already helped several transportation firms including ONDC shift to alternative modes of transport such as railroads.
Namma Yatri, the on-demand auto rickshaw booking app is looking to compete with giants such as Ola and Uber by offering drivers and customers lower fees. The startup says it has served nearly half a million customers and works with 45,000 drivers in Bengaluru alone. With its open source mobility app, Juspay aims to provide an alternative platform for users across India to access transportation choices.
ONDC’s expansion of its mobility efforts will include expanding its offerings to more states and cities, and broadening the kinds of vehicles offered. This move follows ONDC’s requirement that its partners perform know your customer verifications for safety concerns.
The Department of Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (DPIIT) and Open Systems Consortium (OSC) have partnered to help make transportation more convenient and affordable in India’s growing cities. Open systems, like ONDC, allow for the collaboration and interoperability needed to provide a seamless experience to users. This partnership will help improve the efficiency of transportation within India’s cities, making life easier for everyone involved.
With the increasing popularity of online and mobile shopping, telcos are looking to create an interoperable payment network to challenge the leading market players. ONDC, a new alliance that includes Bharti Airtel, Demirtas Communications, Idea Cellular and Vodafone India has launched UPI-like app ‘ONDC Pay’ with the aim of creating a one stop shop for online and mobile payments.