News & Events
Railways to track wagons, coaches
Indian Railways will be using GS1 standards-based radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags to track wagons, coaches and locomotives to ensure effective and transparent functioning.
Economic Times report
1 May 2017
RFID tags to keep track of Ordnance factories’ ammunition
In a first-ever exercise, ammunition produced in all ordnance factories will get radio frequency identification (RFID) tags containing details of the make, batch and manufacturing date and time.
Times of India report 14 Feb 2017
Govt unveils smart Consumer mobile app
The government launched a host of online initiatives including a mobile App ‘Smart Consumer’ and an ‘Online Consumer Mediation Centre (OCMC)’ to provide speedy redressal of consumer grievances.
Indian Express report
Business Standard report
24 December 2016
Empowering consumers to make better choices and revolutionising product data exchange in the retail sector
GS1 India announces the launch of its new DataKart service, a repository of retailed products sold through retail stores and through online shopping portals.
PTI report 26 Nov 2016
Big Benefits, Small Codes
The use of GS1 standards help dairy companies grow their business.
Read more 26 Nov 2016
Reliance Retail, Walmart among key retailers all set to revolutionise product data exchange between brand owners
Major retailers such as Reliance Retail, Big Bazaar, Walmart India, HyperCity Retail, BigBasket, P&G, Nestle, HUL, Mondelez, ITC, MTR Foods, Colgate, J&J, Marico, Kraft Heinz, Reckitt Benckiser, and others shared their expectations from DataKart.
24 Nov 2016
Alibaba to use GS1 barcodes to aid buyers, clamp down on fake products
China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba signed a strategic agreement with GS1 China during the GIEC 2016 International IT Business Forum in Beijing.
Read news 23 Aug 2016
Google shopping’s new GTIN requirements
With Google Shopping, finding the right customers starts with creating a good product data feed: the better your feed, the more easily we can connect you with online shoppers.
Read news 9 Sep 2016
Five reasons why GTIN should be your new favourite Google Shopping acronym
If you sell a product that has a Global Trade Item Number (GTIN), you need to include that in your feed by May 16, 2016, or else those items will be disapproved.
Read news 25 Apr 2016
GS1 FASTag allow non-stop movement of vehicles at 275 toll plazas
You will be able to zip through toll plazas across the country from Monday as NHAI is making cashless payment mechanism (FASTag) operational at 275 toll plazas
Economic Times report 20 April 2016