Amazon India achieves 40% target of helping 1 cr MSMEs digitise by 2025
New Delhi, May 17 (KNN) Amazon India has so far helped 40 lakh Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) digitise their business from its overall target of 1 crore set to achieve by 2025 as a commitment to boost entrepreneurial spirit of Indian businesses.
The e-commerce giant has claimed to enable about nearly USD 5 billion in cumulative exports and created more than 11.6 lakh direct and indirect jobs.
During its first annual event Amazon Smbhav in January 2020, the company had pledged to digitise 1 crore MSMEs, enable USD 10 billion in cumulative exports and create 20 lakh jobs in India by 2025.
The company has stated that it is well on track in achieving their target.
Expressing Amazon’s dedication to bring new tools, technology and innovation to boost exports, increase employment and encourage entrepreneurship, Manish Tiwary, Country Manager, India Consumer Business Amazon India said that digitisation efforts are empowering small businesses.
Local retail stores, artisans and grassroots entrepreneurs to reach their customers and broaden their reach even further, he added.
Its first digital Kendra was set up in Surat which has served over help 4000 small businesses from around the city and vicinity to take advantage of digitization. (KNN Bureau)