Even though the PM and CMs of various states clarified that essential services like grocery stores will continue during the lockdown, the supply chain of these and food and grocery delivery services seems to have taken a hit. Harish Damodaran
explains why the supply of food is not the real problem and what state governments should be doing. Next, we talk to grocery store owners and hypermarket managers about how they have been affected since the Janta Curfew on 22nd March. Last, Pranav Mukul explains why grocery delivery services like BigBasket, Grofers and food delivery like Zomato and Swiggy have had hiccups in these past few days and why that will change.
Government steps in after retailers and e-commerce players stopped