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In Pictures: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos at SMBhav summit in Delhi

Updated : 2020-01-15 19:36:41

Amazon.com Inc chief Jeff Bezos on Wednesday announced $1 billion (over Rs 7,000 crore) investment in India to help bring small and medium businesses online and committed to exporting $10 billion worth of India-made goods by 2025. Here are images from the event.

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, attends a company event in New Delhi. Bezos said his company will invest $1 billion to bring small businesses online in India, reaching out to some of his fiercest critics in a goodwill visit that saw him donning traditional Indian attire. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, attends a company event in New Delhi. Bezos said his company will invest $1 billion to bring small businesses online in India, reaching out to some of his fiercest critics in a goodwill visit that saw him donning traditional Indian attire. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
Amazon chief Jeff Bezos lights the ceremonial lamp with Amazon Global Senior Vice President Amit Agarwal during Amazon SMBhav summit, at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. Speaking at the event which Amazon described as
Amazon chief Jeff Bezos lights the ceremonial lamp with Amazon Global Senior Vice President Amit Agarwal during Amazon SMBhav summit, at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. Speaking at the event which Amazon described as "a first-of-its-kind mega summit" bringing together more than 3,000 small businesses, Bezos praised India and said Amazon was committed to being its long-term partner. (PTI Photo)
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy at the Amazon Smbhav event in New Delhi.  Praising Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for his comment that 21st century will be India’s century, software major Infosys founder Narayana Murthy said the responsibility of making that prediction come true rests squarely on our shoulders. (Photo: IANS)
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy at the Amazon Smbhav event in New Delhi.  Praising Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for his comment that 21st century will be India’s century, software major Infosys founder Narayana Murthy said the responsibility of making that prediction come true rests squarely on our shoulders. (Photo: IANS)
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos interacts with entrepreneurs at the Amazon Smbhav event. The top executive's visit comes at a time when India's antitrust body, Competition Commission of India has ordered an investigation into alleged violations of competition laws by Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart. (Photo: IANS)
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos interacts with entrepreneurs at the Amazon Smbhav event. The top executive's visit comes at a time when India's antitrust body, Competition Commission of India has ordered an investigation into alleged violations of competition laws by Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart. (Photo: IANS)
Members of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) hold placards and shout slogans during a protest against the visit of Jeff Bezos in New Delhi. Amazon and its rival Flipkart have been hit with a barrage of criticism from India's brick-and-mortar retailers who accuse the US giants of violating the law with deep discounts and discriminating against small sellers by promoting select big ones. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
Members of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) hold placards and shout slogans during a protest against the visit of Jeff Bezos in New Delhi. Amazon and its rival Flipkart have been hit with a barrage of criticism from India's brick-and-mortar retailers who accuse the US giants of violating the law with deep discounts and discriminating against small sellers by promoting select big ones. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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