Chandigarh, January 20, 2018: Markfed Chairman Amarjit Singh Samra on Wednesday launched ‘Markfed Sohna App’ for online purchase of its wide range of grocery products at Markfed head office here.
On the occasion, Mr Samra appreciated the contribution of Markfed in the field of grocery and food processing sector and also for introducing innovative products at regular intervals for the consumer.
Additional Chief Secretary Cooperation D P Reddy informed that with the launch of this application, the customers would be able to place orders and buy Markfed products online thereby saving their time by standing in queues at retails counters and in traffic hassles.
He said the Markfed has launched this mobile app initially for tricity areas like Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali and buyers could avail discount upto 15 per cent on products.
Mr Reddy revealed that this was the official mobile application of the Punjab State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Ltd for online selling of Markfed’s ‘Sohna’ products and other state cooperative undertakings could also follow such e-commerce activities in future to sell their products online.
Elaborating the features of this application, Markfed Managing Director Arshdeep Singh Thind said this application would provide instant confirmation through SMS and email on receipt, rescheduling, cancellation and delivery of products for the order.
He informed that the customers could avail Rs 100 discount on the first purchase of Rs 1,000 and get reward points on every purchase. “Free home delivery would be provided for billing Rs1,000 and above and buyers can choose options for payments by using credit/debt card, net-banking or cash on delivery”, he added.
Mr Thind said the buyers would get purchased products through a delivery partner and delivery service have been divided into two slots in tricity, first upto 1400 hrs and second upto 1900 hrs. He informed that customers placing orders upto 1300 hrs would receive delivery on the same day at their doorsteps.
United News of India