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Ikea plans to open its second India story in Mumbai, the financial capital, in 2019, followed by Bengaluru, India's Silicon Valley, and the New Delhi national capital region.
The company had been earlier fined Rs 11,000 after caterpillars were found in Veg. Biryani. It also plans to bring samosa back which it had suspended along with biryani.
A division bench of Telangana High Court on Tuesday directed the State government to inform the court the criteria for allotment of government land to a private firm like IKEA.
Ikea said the cutbacks at Ingka Group will allow it to focus "on its e-commerce platform, to better meet the needs of its customers and be more convenient and affordable to many more people.
The project, part of the company's 'Better Air Now' initiative, will begin from India and is focussed on New Delhi, Gurugram and Faridabad which are among the world's most air polluted cities.
The world's largest furniture chain is looking to hire people in e-commerce, sales, logistics, digital and Human Resource's and mostly they hire locals, she said.
Some others are using up the time they spare dodging traffic devising ways to counter the traffic bottlenecks.
In addition to parking space for about 2,000 cars, the store will have a 1,000 seater restaurant serving Swedish and Indian delicacies.
Total store turnover, comprising sales of both products and services, rose 1.3 percent to 38.8 billion euros ($44.5 billion) from 38.3 billion euros a year earlier, the company said in a statement.
Deputy Country Manager Patrik said Ikea is a global company and it would appreciate global trade, but would not be happy with trade barriers such as customs tariff or import duties.
In 2017, IKEA had acquired 14-acres of land from the Bengaluru the Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) behind the Nagasandra Metro Station off Tumakuru Road.
The announcement came during a meeting between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the company's CEO in Southeast Europe in the capital Kiev.
The move comes after social media was abuzz with pictures of caterpillar being found in biryani sold at the Ikea store.
In an embarrassment for the recently opened IKEA store, a man allegedly found the worm in the vegetable biryani served to him.
Acting on a complaint based on a social media post, the GHMC officials carried out inspections in the kitchen and food court where the officials found violations.