[Update]- Swiggy and Uber have also stopped accepting Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes following the ban. E-commerce companies have taken measures following Government of India’s move to scrap Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes. Amazon India has disabled Cash on Delivery (COD) option for all the orders.
Meanwhile, Flipkart and Snapdeal have restricted the COD option for orders below Rs. 1000 and Rs. 2000 respectively. All these e-commerce companies are asking users to choose a different payment option. Moreover, Amazon and Flipkart have also mentioned that its delivery associates will not accept Rs.500 and Rs. 1000 notes.
Kunal Bahl, Co-founder & CEO Snapdeal said,
We welcome the Government’s bold and courageous move to weed out black money, which will have significant long term benefits for the economy. With this, the quantum of India’s economy moving through the digital pipes will witness massive growth. Both Snapdeal and FreeCharge are committed to supporting all such initiatives.