QCI and ONDC Launch DigiReady Certification Portal

On 8th February, 2024, the Quality Council of India (QCI) and Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) have jointly announced the launch of the DigiReady Certification (DRC) portal, aiming to enhance digital inclusion in the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector.

Key Points

  • Purpose of the Initiative: The DRC portal is introduced to assess and certify the digital readiness of MSME entities, enabling them to seamlessly integrate into the ONDC platform as sellers.
  • This initiative aims to enhance the digital capabilities of MSMEs and expand their business potential.
  • Streamlined Seller Journey: The portal is designed to facilitate a smooth seller journey, ensuring MSMEs can integrate into existing digitized workflows effortlessly.
  • It evaluates various aspects of digital readiness, including documentation, technology proficiency, workflow integration, and order management.
  • Support from QCI and ONDC: Chairperson of QCI highlighted the initiative's alignment with the Prime Minister's vision of promoting digital transactions and sensitizing villages.
  • Empowering MSMEs: DRC aims to accelerate the integration of MSMEs into the digital network, fostering their growth and empowerment in the digital economy.
  • It reflects the commitment of QCI and ONDC to promote digital inclusion and create a more robust future for all stakeholders.