Flipkart Group launches ‘Flipkart Foundation’ to support development in socio-economic areas in India

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The Flipkart Group, India’s homegrown internet ecosystem, today announced that it has constituted and has launched the Flipkart Foundation with a vision to facilitate an inclusive, equitable, empowered and sustainable society in India.

The Foundation will carry forward Flipkart Group’s efforts towards bringing opportunities for ecosystem partners and convenience to stakeholders through a technology-led digital commerce model. This will enable it to drive inclusive growth with a mission to drive grass-root level, at-scale and institutionalised impact for sustainable livelihoods and growth opportunities in India for the underprivileged.

The Foundation was formally launched in New Delhi by the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Dr. Virendra Kumar, Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma and Minister of State for Rural Development and  Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, in the presence of Rajneesh Kumar, Chief Corporate Affairs officer, Flipkart Group, Krishna Raghavan, Chief People Officer, Flipkart, among other senior officials from the government and Flipkart.