Amazon has committed to investing an additional $15 billion in India over the next 7 years. This will take the company's total India investment across all businesses to $26 billion, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Here’s an inside look at 10 years of innovating for Indian customers, empowering 12 lakh+ Indian businesses to sell crores of products online, and delivering to every serviceable pin code across the country.

Amazon CEO Andrew Jassy after meeting PM Modi

Jassy met Modi during his first state visit to the US in Washington DC on Friday. The two leaders spoke about supporting Indian startups, creating jobs, enabling exports, digitisation, and empowering individuals and small businesses to compete globally.

10 years of Amazon in India

Digitising Indian businesses, creating jobs
Amazon has pledged to digitise 10 million small businesses, enable $20 billion in exports, and create 2 million jobs in India by 2025.

Currently, Amazon India is on track to deliver on them, having already digitised over 6.2 million small businesses, enabled over $7 billion in exports, and created over 1.3 million direct and indirect jobs.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flanked by senior Amazon executives
From left to right: Chetan Krishnaswamy, Vice President, Public Policy, Amazon India; Andy Jassy, CEO, Amazon; Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, India; and Amit Agarwal, Senior Vice President, India and Emerging Markets, Amazon.

10 years of innovating for India recently completed 10 years in India—a journey that started with just 100 sellers, an ingenious team, and a vision to transform how India buys and sells online. Today, Amazon empowers more than 12 lakh Indian businesses to sell crores of products online and delivers to customers in every serviceable pin code across the country.