The Logistics Department under the Ministry of Commerce has taken steps to prepare the National Packaging Scheme. This will be part of the proposed logistic policy. The Ministry said that the matter was discussed with the concerned parties and the National Packaging Initiative, part of the National Logistics Policy, is currently being finalized.
Overall, according to Special Secretary (Logistics) Pawan Aggarwal, ‘Special attention needs to be paid to packaging from the perspective of improving logistic efficiency. He said in the statement, good suggestions have come in terms of packaging. Participants and some key stakeholders will be involved in formulating the national packaging initiative. The ministry said that e-commerce companies like Amazon and Flipkart have been requested to invest in sustainable packaging arrangements. The reason is that they are the largest users of packaging materials.