Flipkart to Create 70,000 Seasonal Jobs This Festive Season

Flipkart to Create 70,000 Seasonal Jobs This Festive Season

The e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart, will create more than 70,000 direct and lakhs of indirect seasonal jobs in the upcoming festive season and Flipkart's Big Billion Days (BBD).


As per the company, the expansion and strengthening of the supply chain will help create a robust system enabling millions of new e-commerce users to shop online seamlessly.


This year, Flipkart is employing nearly 70,000 people in its supply chain, along with generating lakhs indirect jobs at its seller and other ecosystem partners' locations. The onboarding of more than 50,000 kiranas by Flipkart for last-mile delivery will also create thousands of seasonal jobs to deliver millions of packages this festive season,” the company said in the statement.


In a bid to upskill all new employees, Flipkart is also undertaking training programs on various aspects of the supply chain through a mix of classroom and digital training, enhancing their understanding of supply chain management. These include customer service, delivery, installation and safety and sanitisation measures along with the handling of hand-held devices, PoS Machines, scanners, various mobile applications and ERPs.


The training during this period will help impart future-ready skills for the participating workforce, enabling career progression in e-commerce sector in India.


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