Flipkart to help employees achieve personal aspirations

Priyanka Pani Mumbai | Updated on January 09, 2018


Company to provide financial assistance, paid leave under Budding Star Programme

Online marketplace Flipkart has launched "Budding Star Programme’, an exclusive programme aimed at Flipkart employees to help them achieve their dreams by providing them financial assistance and paid leave.

This initiative will allow Flipsters (Flipkart employees), to unleash their talent beyond work and participate in opportunities that will help them achieve success in their personal aspirations, the company said in a statement.

As a part of this programme, Flipkart will provide financial assistance to employees who wish to participate in any national or international competition pertaining to any field of interest. Flipsters who have completed six months with the company will be eligible for this programme, and shortlisted candidates can receive up to Rs 3 lakh in assistance. Post submission of the request, an internal Flipkart panel will evaluate the application and employees will be granted financial assistance within 5 working days.

Flipkart has been committed to nurturing its employees’ budding talent and encouraging work-life integration while creating space for the employees to pursue their passions beyond work. This program will cover all national and international level competitions from any field or area of interest recognized by government authorities. The company has many multi-talented Flipsters who have been excelling in national and international competitions such as football, archery, ironman triathlon and mountaineering among others.

“Flipkart wants to be a partner in helping employees nourish and achieve their personal aspirations . We have always strived to create a flexible and inclusive workforce that reflects our cultures and values. We are confident that this initiative will help the Flipsters cross off the most important dreams of their bucket list and in turn make us proud,” said Satheesh KV, Director, Total Rewards, Flipkart.

Flipkart has always lent its support through various conducive programmes such as insurance benefits, work-life balance benefit supports, parental support, wellness programmes,, retirement benefits etc. addressing all facets of employee life-cycle.

Published on August 08, 2017

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