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The speakers and sessions of Amazon Smbhav Summit 2021

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Our Pledges

“At the start of 2020, we made three important commitments to India: digitising 10 Million small businesses, enabling exports worth $10B and creating 1 Million new jobs by 2025. Today, these commitments are more important than ever. We will continue working with our partners to contribute to the growth of the Indian economy and realise the vision of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat.”
Amit Agarwal, SVP and Country Head, Amazon India
Amit Agarwal
SVP and Country Head, Amazon India
Here is an update on the pledges that Amazon India made during 2020

MSME Digitization

Amazon Pledge:

Digitally enable 10 Million MSMEs by 2025

Progress so far:

2.5 Million MSMEs digitized

Skilling & Jobs

Amazon Pledge:

Create 1 Million new jobs by 2025

Progress so far:

300k jobs created since 2020


Amazon Pledge:

Enable $10 Billion in cumulative exports by 2025

Progress so far:

$3B in cumulative exports

New Initiatives

Amazon announced 3 new initiatives during Smbhav 2021, as part of our commitment to building a brighter digital India

Smbhav Venture fund

The venture fund of $250 Million will focus on digitization of small businesses, agri-tech innovations and health tech.

Spotlight North East

Spotlight NorthEast will have a dedicated focus to boost the local economy, create jobs, accelerate financial inclusion, empower women and tribal communities.

Local Shops enablement

We will digitally enable 1 Million offline retailers and neighbourhood stores by 2025 through Local Shops on Amazon

Moments from Amazon Smbhav 2021

Here are some glimpses of the Fireside chat with Amit Agarwal & Andrew Jassy

Manish Tiwary discusses updates on the Amazon India pledges
Sunil Mittal shares his tips for Indian MSMEs to become Global
Highlights from the Summit
Amazon Smbhav is a commitment to work towards unlocking infinite possibilities for a Digital India. Amazon is pleased to announce 3 initiatives:
  • $250 Million Amazon Smbhav Venture fund
  • Enable 1 Million Local Shops on Amazon by 2025
  • Spotlight North East Initiative
Shri Nitin Gadkari ji joined us at Amazon Smbhav to talk about the "Role of Digitization in creating a truly Atmanirbhar Bharat"
In a fascinating fireside chat, Mrs Indra Nooyi and Mr Amitabh Kant discussed how India can unlock her potential in the 21st century, and India's potential role in the global supply chain
Sanjiv Mehta highlighed the important points for "Creating a Global Indian Brand" in a captivating keynote
Prof. Krishnamurthy Subramanian discussed the role of big organizations in helping "Small Businesses - The Backbone of Indian Economic Growth" with Mr. Raghava Rao
Rory Sutherland and Piyush Pandey, two stalwarts of the advertising world, discussed the recipies for Creating Global Brands For the Next Generation of Customers
Mr. Nandan Nilekani discussed the options and opportunities available to the innovators of India, with Amazon's Russell Grandinetti and Mahendra Nerurkar
Serial innovator, Kunal Shah, shares his wisdom on how MSMEs should plan for the next 100 million Indian customers
An illuminating session by Sairee Chahal, discusses the importance of Building Inclusive Organizations and the new opportunities they can unlock for India
Shri Prakash Javdekar ji discusees the key progress shared on how India is contributing to the issue of climate change is great to hear
Sridhar Vembu gives his insights and learnings on why the role of the rural economy is critical for India's path to becoming a $5 trillion economy and how we can tap into the Power of Youth & Employability
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