Inauguration of the eCommerce portal GoalMart
GoalMart is a platform for rural and ethnic products to venture into the global market and boost economic growth.
On 20th November 2019, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam, Sri Sarbananda Sonowal in presence of MLAs and Deputy Commissioner Goalpara and other dignitaries, inaugurated the eCommerce portal GOALMART an initiative of Goalpara district administration to promote marketing of local products of Goalpara district in Global online market.
The e-commerce portal (GoalMart) with multidimensional features can boost the expansion of Goalpara’s rural business in the following ways:
- Opportunity for the rural brands to flourish and expand by creating a virtual store.
- Access to the global market and thereby Job opportunities for small-time craftsmen, women, etc.
- Investment and market expansion in rural areas which will impact the social and economic conditions.
The Portal is developed by the District Informatics Officer, Sh. Bhaskar Malakar, National Informatics Centre, Goalpara District Unit with constant guidance from the SIO, NIC Assam and ASIO
(Districts), NIC Assam using open-source technologies.