Last week Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg invested $5.7 billion in Reliance Industries Ltd. The very first impact of the Reliance-Facebook deal was expected to be on JioMart, an e-commerce platform developed by Reliance Industries.
The service has gone live, the company has created a WhatsApp number with which consumers living in the specified area can place an order for essential stuff through WhatsApp.
To place an order on JioMart, you don’t need to download any particular app. You just need to send a WhatsApp message to +91 88500 08000. Here is a step-by-step guide you can follow to order groceries from JioMart using WhatsApp.
Currently, JioMart is accepting orders only for selected localities in Navi Mumbai, Thane and Kalyan.
How to order groceries from JioMart using WhatsApp
You need to follow the below-given steps to order groceries from JioMart using WhatsApp.
Step 1: You first need to save +91 88500 08000 number on your smart-phone.
Step 2: Next open WhatsApp on your device and select the contact.
Step 3: Send a Hi message to that particular contact.
Step 4: An automated message will be sent to you with a link to order groceries from JioMart.
The message notes: “Welcome to JioMart WhatsApp Order Booking Service.
We are currently serving selected localities in Navi Mumbai, Thane and Kalyan.
Orders placed by 7pm everyday will be available for pick up at your nearest JioMart Kirana within next 2 days.
Place your order here, link.
Note: The above link is only for your use and valid for next 30 mins. To generate a new link send Hi in the chat window.”
Step 5: To order groceries you just need to click on the given link.
Step 6: The link will take you to the JioMart site where first you will need to enter some details such as name, address, phone number and more.
Step 7: After entering all details click on Proceed.
JioMart would show the customer a catalogue of all the available items. You can select the daily essential items you want and click on Place order option.
Once your order has been placed, you will receive a confirmation WhatsApp message, saying, “Thank you for placing your order on JioMart WhatsApp Ordering System. Your order has been successfully placed.”
The link sent by JioMart on WhatsApp expires in 30 min. So you need to hurry to make the order. If you are taking more than 30min, you will need to generate a new link by sending a “Hi” on the phone number.
Orders placed by 7 pm every day are likely to be available for pick up at your nearest JioMart Kirana within 48 hours.Dailyhunt