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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.
Mitra, addressing the concluding session of a two-day MSME conclave, said IKEA has decided to source Rs 2,000-crore worth bamboo and natural fibre from India.
So also was the restaurant, with half its menu offering Indian and the other half Swedish food -- in line with the company's global practice.
The community which has a strong presence in East and West Godavari districts earns its livelihood mainly by performing its traditional dance form at functions.
Drawn by the aggressive marketing campaign including advertisements with the prices of affordable products, a large number of visitors from several parts of the city thronged the store.