India, Nov. 26 -- Ecommerce major Amazon has been fined INR 25K for not displaying mandatory information, including the country of origin, of products sold on its platform.

Last month, the consumer affairs ministry had issued notices to ecommerce majors Flipkart and Amazon for not displaying such information.

The ministry had also asked states to ensure that all ecommerce firms comply with the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules.

The penalty has been imposed on Amazon as its reply to the notice was not found satisfactory, as per the order issued by the ministry dated November 19.

As per law, Amazon has been fined INR 25K per director for the first offence, a senior official of the ministry said. Flipkart has not been fined, t...