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Big News! Haryana Govt Allots 140 acre Land to Flipkart to Set up Fulfillment Centre

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

Amid the intensifying farmer's protest against the new Agricultural regulation, the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) has allotted 140 acre land to Flipkart for setting up their largest-ever fulfilment centre in Asia, an official statement said on Wednesday.

Fulfillment Centre to have a Covered Area of 3 million square feet

Fulfillment centre will have a covered area of 3 million square feet at Patli Hazipur, Manesar in Gurugram district, the statement issued by the Haryana government said.

Fulfillment centres are the improved version of traditional warehouse. Unlike traditional warehouses, fulfilment centres are built with highly automated pick, pack, and shipping processes to facilitate safe and timely processing of orders.

As per reports, the allotment was approved by the Executive Empowered Committee of HSIIDC in its meeting held here on Wednesday under the Chairmanship of Principal Secretary to Haryana Chief Minister- cum- Chairman HSIIDC, Rajesh Khullar.

In view of the increasing demand of warehousing from e-commerce companies, HSIIDC has set up a warehousing hub over an area of 285 acre at Patli Hazipur.

Moreover, he further said that the land has been allotted at bare shell cost of Rs 3.09 crore per acre and all infrastructure facilities shall be laid by Flipkart.

This project shall give impetus to further investments in the region and shall be a prestigious project for Haryana, Khullar said.

According to official, Flipkart will be setting up a logistics park in the said land parcel over the next 3 to 5 years which has a potential of a total built up area of 5 million square feet and shall be developed in 2 -3 phases.

The first phase of the project shall be operational by 2022, the statement quoting a representative of Flipkart, further said.

Moreover, Flipkart shall be engaging closely with the sellers, MSMEs and 'kiranas' in the state to onboard them and provide market opportunity. Knight Frank was the advisor to Flipkart for this project, it said.

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