Haryana Government approves 140 acres of land to Flipkart to set up Asia’s largest fulfilment centre
The Haryana government has noded for the allotment of 140 acres of land to Flipkart to set up its fulfilment centre. It will be the e-commerce giant’s largest fulfilment centre in Asia with a covered area of 3 million square feet in Patli Hajipur in Gurugram district's Manesar.
The land belongs to Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) and a price of Rs 3.22 crore per acre has been allotted.
The approval was granted in a meeting of Haryana Enterprise Promotion Board (HEPB) which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, as per the statement.
As per the state government release, "during the meeting, the Chief Minister was apprised (by the officials) that the land allotted at price of Rs 3.22 crore per acre to Instakart Services Private Limited (a Flipkart subsidiary) will not only give impetus to further investments in the region but would further boost market access opportunities for lakhs of MSMEs, sellers from Haryana and North India."
During the meeting, the representatives of Flipkart informed that Instakart is planning to set up a series of fulfilment centres and associated logistics infrastructure across India to enable its market growth, the release said.
To attain this goal, the company aims to provide the best-in-class service to the customers and thus is planning to construct Regional Distribution Centres (RDC) across the country to strengthen its network capability.
Also, in the National Capital Region in proximity to Gurugram, the company is planning to set up a logistics campus. The company aims to build a campus spread over an area of 140 acres to fulfil the demand in north India. This fulfilment centre will essentially cater to parcel goods, white goods and furniture.
The release said approximately 6,000 direct and 12,000 indirect jobs will be created through this investment.
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