S Kumars Online (SKOL) is the infotech thrust of the S Kumars Group. The primary mission of this venture is to take technology to the common man. It will do so by setting up a nationwide network to facilitate e-commerce. In order to set up this network, S Kumars Online plans to use VSATs that will eventually enable the smallest villages in India to have access to urban centers and the world. S Kumars Online network will overcome the constraints of inadequate cable infrastructure, shortage of personal computers and validation of transactions critical for e-commerce to flourish. The total project outlay is estimated at Rs 1000 crore. S Kumars Online network will create new opportunities for the business and trading community and prove beneficial to all concerned – the consumer, the trade, the manufacturer and to the shareholders of the company.
In a country like India, where Internet access is available to about 150 cities, S Kumars Online plans to leverage the S.Kumars Group’s vast experience in branding, marketing and distribution to make e-commerce a simple traditional exercise of trading, using a new technological platform.
S Kumars Online aims to be a large distributor of financial products in India by taking corporate agencies of already existing leading financial institutions. In fact, those companies have already been appointed as Corporate Agents by UTI in respect of its financial instruments and schemes currently numbering over thirty five. Also in the offering are similar other arrangements with various financial institutions and agencies of repute.