Flipkart, an e-commerce giant, said on Tuesday that it would help people get 70 direct and millions of indirect jobs this festive season. The direct jobs will be under the supply chain and for this, delivery executives, pickers, packers and shotgers will be recruited. Apart from this, employment will be generated indirectly at Flipkart's seller partner location and grocery stores.
"We will create opportunities for everyone on our Big Billion Days," said Amitesh Jha, Senior Vice President, eCart and Marketplace, Flipkart. We will try to influence the entire ecosystem. Our goal will be to give customers a great experience and under this, many people will join us indirectly and indirectly.
Flipkart will connect more than 50 thousand grocery stores for Last Mile Delivery and will create thousands of jobs for delivery of grocery encounters Flipkart is training for its direct work through supply chain management and digital training. The company said that it is now enabling customers to get their GSTIN on their invoices, allowing them to claim input tax credit on their purchases.
“We are focused on creating impactful partnerships that offer great consumer experience while creating additional opportunities for progress of the entire ecosystem as it scales up for the BBD,” said Amitesh Jha, senior vice-president, Ekart and Marketplace, Flipkart.
“As a front runner in e-commerce, our training and investment in the workforce is widely recognised, and contributes to skill development and enhances employability. By generating employment and enabling our sellers to scale up their businesses during this time, we’re doing our part to drive growth in the industry and the economy.”
BBD requires investments for capacity, storage, sorting, packaging, human resources, training, and delivery. The onboarding of more than 50,000 kirana stores by Flipkart for last-mile delivery will also create thousands of seasonal jobs.
For millions of seller-partners, micro, small and medium enterprises and artisans, Flipkart provides separate training in warehouse management and packaging. The hiring and upskilling is being done, following the central government’s National Skill Development Mission.