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This Big Billion Days, celebrate the spirit of resilience with the #HumansOfBBD

Hard work, excitement, preparation, unfaltering attention to detail, and passion to keep Flipkart’s customer promise — these #HumansOfBBD do everything to make The Big Billion Days sale truly special. Some have stepped up to support their families in troubling times. Others have faced adversities in life like never before. But they share one thing in common. A passion and desire to push themselves and achieve things they previously considered impossible. From overcoming life’s many challenges to finding independence, each of these individuals have stories of courage, resilience and determination. Read their stories and find out what makes them human.
Arjun Paul

How Flipkart’s Project EVA empowers women Wishmasters

For some customers in Bengaluru who shopped on Flipkart in 2016, opening the door to receive their deliveries became an experience to remember. In an innovative move that brought gender equality, women’s empowerment and equal opportunity to the doorstep, these customers discovered that their orders were delivered by a woman Wishmaster (delivery executive). A confident woman dressed in a t-shirt and trousers handed over their wishes, with a smile and a sparkle in her eye. This is the story of Flipkart’s Project EVA, an innovation that aims to empower women in the supply chain industry by proving that no workplace and no job description is an all-male bastion.
Arjun Paul
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Ganapathy Poojari, the Ekart wishmaster who beats the clock

To deliver over three hundred and forty packages a day, single-handed, is no modest feat. Now, imagine doing that while beating Bengaluru's infamous traffic. Not only does Ekart Wishmaster Ganapathy Poojari accomplish the seemingly impossible every day, he fulfills the wishes of Flipkart customers without breaking a sweat — or a single traffic rule. There's one other thing he's good at — breaking his own record. Peep under his helmet and there's more to this personable, polite man — he's a hobby filmmaker who has also acted in a Kannada television serial. Flipkart Stories had a tough time catching up with Ekart's own Flash Gordon but when we did, we learned of his extraordinary story. Read on...