COVID19 Lockdown: Departmental store uses WhatsApp to home deliver orders in Srinagar
The owners of the store, named "Pack More - Unit of Gul Trading", have started using WhatsApp to receive orders from their customers amid the strict restrictions in the capital city.
Located in the Gaw Kadal area, the store owners take orders on the messaging app, pack the items and then text the customer to collect the items from the store itself. "To a great extent, it helps to avoid any queues outside the store. Also, customers do not have to wait as their required items are already packed. They just come, pay and leave with their orders fulfilled," Mohammad Asif, the store owner, says.
He urges the customers to prepare an item-requirement list for at least one week and text him. Asif says, "It would lessen the frequency of visits of our customers as we want to ensure compliance with the guidelines regarding COVID19 precautions."
After the threat of the spread of the Coronavirus in the Valley became real with the emergence of some positive cases, Asif, along with his brother and salesmen, decided to adhere to the precautionary measure of social distancing. They locked their store, created a WhatsApp group, added their customers and informed them. "Our customers immediately started to send us their orders. We understood that the lockdown was going to be extended for more weeks, so we asked them to send us their item requirements for at least one week," Asif added.
The store with the help of its salesmen also offers home delivery of orders for those people who are not living in the immediate vicinity of the store. All the orders they receive in a day are delivered on the same day from 5 PM to 7 PM. "Due to the strict restrictions, we can home deliver orders within a radius of 3 km only. Besides, the authorities have now roped in many stores for the same purpose in other areas as well," the store owner says.
For making sure that supplies to the store remain adequate, Asif has hired an auto driver who brings in new supplies of items each day. As the new supplies arrive, the items are sanitized before being put on the shelves of the store.
With the government at the Centre announcing the extension of the lockdown up to May 03, it is the technology which comes in handy to make the adherence possible. Like Asif, more people employed in essential services need to use technology to ensure social distancing for putting a space between people and the COVID-19 virus.
-Digpu News Network
-B349, Sector19 Dwarka, New Delhi 110075
- + 91 7428387120
- Kunwar Devender Singh
'Free Voice With A Critical Edge' is what describes Digpu News Network best. We believe we are the change that we want to see in the world and in ourselves. In light of this, Digpu will throw light on all matters which are not voiced yet or not voiced enough.
Our journalists and writers cover diverse stories from different parts of the country and the world. Our opinions are the voice to our concerns, suggestions, critical analysis and unattended stories that deserve immediate attention.
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release COVID19 Lockdown: Departmental store uses WhatsApp to home deliver orders in Srinagar here
News-ID: 2016094 • Views: 1657
More Releases from Digpu News Network
Marie Claire Paris Launches its first Salon & Wellness in Lucknow
Marie Claire Paris, the exclusive French lifestyle brand that forayed into the Indian beauty and wellness sector with the launch of its Salons, Just Nails studio and Salon & Wellness centres in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai, New Delhi, Vadodara, Mumbai and Patiala now launch-es its first franchised Salon & Wellness outlet in the city of Lucknow at Aashiyana. The Salon & Wellness, which is Marie Claire Paris’ first outlet in Lucknow,
Students enrolling at NBS take away more than just a degree
Ahmedabad-based Narayana Business School (NBS) has positioned itself as a premier MBA school that offers students much more than what they learn academically. With a vision towards ushering in an innovative learning methodology, cultivation of practical skills and an unwavering commitment to academic quality, the Ahmedabad-based Narayana Business School (NBS) is positioning itself as a premier MBA school that offers students much more than what they learn academically. Narayana Business School, which
Tiruvannamalai District in Tamil Nadu Sets World Record with 1118 Farm Ponds in …
The aim behind the initiative to create 1118 farm ponds was to ensure adequate water for agriculture purposes during the summer. District Rural Development Agency in Tiruvannamalai district has accomplished a world record in setting up 1118 farm ponds to farmers, workers covered under MGNREGS (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) got a continuous job for over 30 days to create this farm pond and the district walked into record
The Bible Explained: Shincheonji Church of Jesus starts weekly global seminar
Beginning with Chairman Man Hee Lee’s audacious declaration, a round of weekly seminars titled 'Testimony on Prophecy and Fulfillment of Revelation, God's New Covenant' from October 18th to December 27th is held by Shincheonji Church of Jesus, the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony. Chairman Man Hee Lee said, "The meanings of the prophecy (of Revelation) and what is fulfilled in reality according to the prophecy is what I am
More Releases for Asif
SEO Content India Achieves Its 5th Year of Inception
What started as a small dream between co-Founders Jamalul Haque and Asif Anwar Alig in 2015 is now a successful reality. Their passion for writing, backed with their family and friends' support, led to the establishment of SEO Content India, which has now successfully crossed its 5th year of inception. It would not have been possible without the dedicated workforce that makes up the Company. Mr Asif Anwar Alig, Editor-in-Chief,
Story of a successful entrepreneur from kashmir valley Mr Sheikh Asif
Meet Sheikh Asif, an Entrepreneur, CEO & Founder at Thames Infotech – a Manchester UK based Digital Agency delivering high quality, cost-effective, reliable result-oriented web and e-commerce solutions on time for a worldwide clientele. Asif is a smart personality with the power of growing up day by day. Besides being a professional web designer/developer, graphics designer, digital marketer & influencer, he also provides training for digital marketing and influencing and shares
Furnace & AC Experts is the Bryant Factory Authorized Dealer in the GTA Region
Toronto, ON – August 04, 2016 – Furnace & AC Experts proudly announces that they are the Factory Authorized Dealer (FAD) of Bryant® in the GTA region. The Bryant® FAD is backed by the factory 100% satisfaction money back guarantee and meets strict Bryant® standard for Quality products, installation expertise and outstanding service. Bryant Heating & Cooling offers heating and air conditioning systems to meet the need of the
World Environment Day: ASIF starts phase 2 of its investments in Ethiopia
Munich /Addis Ababa, June 5 2012 – African Briquet Factory, funded by the Germany based African Social investment fund GmbH, today announced the expansion of its activities in Ethiopia in conjunction with the World Environment Day. The Ethiopian-German joint venture just has started a testing program with NGOs to promote its wood gas stoves in combination with biomass briquets. Cooperating with local NGOs African Briquet Factory is making biomass briquets
Éxito de participación en las V Jornadas Tecnológicas Voltimum
El pasado 5 de Junio se celebraban en Bilbao las Jornadas Tecnológicas Voltimum 2008. En ellas se analizaron las últimas tecnologías y tendencias del mundo de la instalación eléctrica. Alrededor de 200 profesionales han asistido al evento celebrado en la Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Industrial del País Vasco. Las encuestas realizadas entre ellos avalan el alto nivel técnico de las Jornadas. En esta quinta edición de las Jornadas Tecnológicas
1st SEO / Internet Marketing Workshop in Pakistan
Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi – Pakistan, 25-26 July 2006 Chillizone Limited UK - Corporate Training Division successfully launched a workshop on “SEO / Internet Marketing” at Pearl Continental, Karachi in a bid to initiate the first Workshop of its kind in the country. The workshop was presented by Mr. Ausaf Ali Khan head of UK and PK SEO corporate training division and Mr. Asif Iqbal online marketing analyst, the event proved