Chandigarh: Haryana government allotted 140 acre land to Flipkart at price of Rs 3.22 crore per acre on Tuesday.
The decision was taken in a meeting of Haryana Enterprise Promotion Board (HEPB) chaired by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal, said a government press release.
Flipkart has been allotted land of Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HSIIDC) for setting up company’s largest Fulfilling Centre in Asia, having a covered area of 3 million square feet in Patli Hajipur, Manesar.
Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala and Education Minister Kanwar Pal were also present in the meeting.
The decision has been taken in view of the increasing demand of warehousing from e-commerce Companies, said the government.
It added that the land allotment to Instakart services private limited (a Flipkart group company) 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.
Flipkart said that the company is planning to build a Logistics Campus on the National Capital Region, in proximity to Gurugram.
The campus spread over an area of 140 acres will cater to demand in North India.
“This Fulfillment Centre will essentially cater to parcel goods, white goods and furniture. Approximately 6000 direct and 12000 indirect jobs will be created through this investment,” a Flipkart representative said.
Chief Secretary Vijai Vardhan; Principal Secretary to Chief Minister V. Umashankar; Managing Director, Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation, Anurag Agarwal; Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department, Vijayendra Kumar; Director General, Industries and Commerce Department, Saket Kumar; and other senior officers were present in the meeting. (PR)