Nizamabad: Walmart India has launched its 26th store cash and carry store in India’s Telangana state at Nizamabad on Wednesday after launching its stores in Hyderabad and Karimnagar.
Walmart India President and CEO Krish Iyer launched the store along with Nizamabad Urban and Rural MLAs Bigala Ganesh Gupta and Bajireddi Govardhan on Nizamabad outskirts at Madhava village.
Walmart is all set to come up with its stores at Nacharam and Kukatpally in addition to the Hyderabad’s store, TT reports.
Krish Iyer said that the store will be creating at least 2,000 employment opportunities to skilled and semi-skilled labour either directly or indirectly.
He said that Walmart was utilizing 95 per cent resources from the country, enabling kirana, small businesses to succeed, boosting SME supplier ecosystem and supporting local growers and farmers by sourcing fresh produce from them directly.
Fresh vegetables like cucumber, tomato, cabbage, cauliflower and green chillies from Vantimamidi market, Red chili from Warangal for Telangana stores as well as four other states including Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh is available at the store.
The Nizamabad Rural MLA Bajireddi Govardhan said that he was very happy to launch the store in his rural assembly constituency which was providing jobs to nearly 2,000 youth.