- Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee
- Open Network for Digital Commerce
Focus: GS I- Personalities in News
Why in News?
The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his Punya Tithi.
About Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee
- Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was born in a Bengali family on 6th July 1901. His father Ashutosh Mukherjee was a judge of the Calcutta High Court.
- He started his initial education in Bhawanipur’s Mitra Institution in 1906. He passed his matriculation exam and was admitted to Presidency College.
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Focus: GS III- Indian Economy
Why in News?
The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry chaired a Advisory Council Meeting of the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) initiative of DPIIT.
About Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) project
- The Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) is a project which is an initiative of the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
- The task of promoting open networks developed on open-source methodology has been given to the Quality Council of India (QCI) for ONDC project.
- The expectations for ONDC are to digitise the entire value chain, standardise operations, promote inclusion of suppliers, derive efficiencies in logistics, and enhance value for consumers.
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