just launched a programme for their employees called ‘Budding Star Program which will provide financial assistance to employees who wish to participate in any national or international challenge pertaining to any field of interest.
Flipkart employees who have completed six months with the company will be eligible for this program, and shortlisted candidates can receive up to Rs. 3 lakhs in assistance.
The application process
The employees need to submit a request explaining their pursuit and why they need the assistance. Post submission of the request, an internal Flipkart panel will evaluate the application and confirm back within 7 working days after which, the financial assistance will be paid out within 5 working days.
The programme will cover all national and international level sports or non-sports competitions recognized by government authorities, such as, Indian Idol, Master Chef, etc. The programme will not support regional or state level competitions and even, leisure or tourist activities
Flipkart has previously ranked No.1 for two years in LinkedIn
Top Companies to Work and is known for great insurance benefits, work-life balance benefit supports, parental support, wellness programmes, mobility benefits, retirement benefits etc. addressing all facets of employee growth and development.
Satheesh K V, Director-Total Rewards, Flipkart told Business Insider that this is a way of making sure that the employees are living a quality life which translates into them creating quality for the company, “The company has many multi-talented employees who have been excelling in national and international competitions such as football, archery, ironman triathlon and mountaineering among others. 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."