Flipkart is supporting more than 6 lakh artisans across the country through Samarth program

Flipkart is supporting more than 6 lakh artisans across the country through Samarth program

New Delhi. Walmart -owned company Flipkart said on Friday that it supports more than six lakh artisans, weavers and craftsmen across the country through its Samarth program and is helping them by providing platform to other such vendors. The Samarth program was launched last year. As part of this, the company partnered with five non-governmental organizations ( NGOs ) to help artisans use the online marketplace to sell their products. 

Flipkart said in a statement that the Samarth program supports the livelihoods of six lakh artisans, weavers and artisans, which support artisans through partnerships with non-governmental organizations and governmental organizations. Flipkart Senior Director and Head of Marketplace Jagjit Harode said, "We are very excited about the progress we have made and our aim is to take this initiative forward." Speaking to reporters, he said that Kovid- Compared to the earlier level of 19, the demand level is more robust in different product categories. Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairy, Fisheries and MSME, Pratap Chandra Sarangi said that Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises ( MSME ) have a vibrant and dynamic contribution to the Indian economy.