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E-com firms ramp up hiring delivery staff to meet festival season demand

Companies such as Flipkart, Amazon, Meesho and Myntra are gearing up to host their biggest festive sale events without covid restrictions for the first time in three years

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For Archna Ramsing Darsimbe, the upcoming festival season is an excellent opportunity for her and her team to earn over and above their regular incomes. As a sole earner of the family and mother of two kids, the augmented pay and additional perks further add to the financial independence. "These opportunities help in securing a good future for my children," says Darsimbe, who would be part of the delivery team at Walmart-owned online fashion retailer Myntra.

Darsimbe is among thousands of direct and indirect workers hired by e-commerce firms, such as Flipkart, Amazon, Meesho and Myntra, to cater to

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First Published: Sep 21 2022 | 5:55 PM IST

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