Tuesday, 9 February 2016

MSTC e-Shopping Mall

A step forward in the process of “DIGITAL INDIA” dream

Raipur, 07, February,2016: Shri Chhagan Lal Mundra, Chairman, Chhatisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation (CSIDC), inaugurated the workshop on MSTC e-Mall on 7th February, 2016 amidst the fraternity of steel & sponge iron manufacturers at Raipur. He appreciated MSTC for organizing such an event at Raipur and termed the initiative taken by MSTC as an excellent opportunity for the buyers and sellers of the state who deals in steel and steel related items. He also assured his support to MSTC in the implementation of the ambitious project of “Digital Chhattisgarh” on the foot steps of “Digital India” campaign.

The workshop of MSTC e-Mall was organized by MSTC Ltd. in association with five steel associations of the state viz., Chhattisgarh Mini Steel Plant Association, Chhattisgarh Steel Re-Rollers Association, Chhattisgarh Sponge Iron Manufacturers Association, Chhattisgarh Iron & Steel Agents Association and Raipur Iron & Steel Trade Association.

The unique concept of e-Shopping mall portal was highlighted for the online transaction for Sale & Purchase of steel related bulk raw material, semi-finished goods and finished goods. The portal provides single window solution for both seller and buyer for making transaction starting from searching, comparing the products, selection of product, and thus taking a most informed decision for the purchase by online payment to taking delivery with availing logistics, all at one place.

The event commenced around 12:00 noon with the Lightning of Lamp by Shri Chhagan Lal Mundra, the chief guest of the event. Shri B. B. Singh, Director (Commercial), MSTC Ltd., welcomed all the dignitaries. In his welcome speech, he introduced MSTC Ltd. having the robust e-Commerce platform and only e-Commerce Government Company in the country, which is soon going to roll-out the e-Mall for B2B segment for steel related items.  He further added that it is an unique idea for selling and buying experience of bulk material and will offer a hassle free, and time efficient business transaction along-with cost effectiveness. He stated that in future, the product range will be increased to cater to the needs of buyers for various products in steel sector.

The members of associations actively participated in the interactive session where suggestions and feedback made by them were taken into consideration by MSTC to enhance the efficacy of the proposed portal. The concept and initiative taken by MSTC for e-mall was highly applauded and appreciated by all the members present. The workshop was first of its own kind in the state of Chhattisgarh and was a grand success being an informative event for the participants.

MSTC Ltd., a Government of India Enterprise, under the administrative control of Ministry of Steel, is already a familiar and renowned name in the Chhattisgarh for its e-Commerce activities. MSTC is involved in e-sale of ferrous & non-ferrous scrap, prime coal, rough diamonds, chrome ore, lignite, ferro manganese, iron ore, property, etc. MSTC is also associated with a mineral rich Chhattisgarh State Government for auctioning of Mining Lease and Composite License for Non-Coal Mines.

The event was concluded with the vote of thanks by Shri A. K. Basu, Director (Finance), MSTC Ltd.

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