Flipkart partners with the Adani group, to create 2,500 jobs

Mumbai: India’s leading e-commerce market place Flipkart has entered into a partnership with Gujarat based business giant Adani group for logistic and data-centre-related business.

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The partnership between Flipkart and Adani Group will witness the setting up of a 5.34 lakh square feet logistics hub in Mumbai and a data centre in Chennai to create 2,500 direct and thousands of indirect jobs.

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“Homegrown e-commerce giant flipkart is our new strategic partner. In the two-prone partnership, AdaniConneX will build their new Tier 4 data centre and Adani Logistic, India’s leader in logistic, will build their 534,000 sqft fulfillment centre. Thousands of new jobs in Mumbai.” tweeted business tycoon Gautam Adani.

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The centre is expected to be operational in the third quarter of 2022 and will have the capacity to house 10 million units of seller’ inventory.

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The other prong of the partnership will see flipkart developing its third data centre at the AdaniConnecX Chennai facility as a part of one of the largest private cloud deployment in the country, thereby further strengthening its e-commerce business in India.   

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The AdaniConneX data centre is a brand new facility enabling Flipkart to design the data centre to its growing infrastructure needs with significant focus on security and keeping data locally within India.

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