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PROGRO partners with AMAZON INDIA for Amazon Trained Ecommerce Specialist (ATES) program

AMAZON trained ecommerce specialist training program | Progro

The Indian e-commerce industry has been on an upward growth trajectory and is expected to surpass the US to become the second largest e-commerce market in the world by 2034. The e-commerce market is expected to reach US$ 64 billion by 2020 and US$ 200 billion by 2026 from US$ 38.5 billion as of 2017. AMAZON trained ecommerce specialist training program | Progro

With growing internet penetration, internet users in India are expected to increase from 481 million as of December 2017 to 829 million by 2021. Rising internet penetration is expected to lead to growth in ecommerce. India’s internet economy is expected to double from US$125 billion as of April 2017 to US$ 250 billion by 2020, majorly backed by ecommerce.

[source: https://www.ibef.org/industry/ecommerce.aspx]


With the exponential growth in the Ecommerce industry, also comes a challenge for small scale sellers to sustain the tug of war between offline and online retail. It is imperative for all the small scale retailers and manufacturers to catch the online wave. However, due to lack of technical knowledge and know-how they are not able to utilize the benefits of online selling. In order to address this challenge, PROGRO under the aegis of ASQUARE has partnered with AMAZON India to help small scale sellers and manufacturers by training professionals and entrepreneurs to become AMAZON Certified E-Commerce Specialist who would become the catalyst to provide the support to them. Undoubtedly, AMAZON is the largest e-commerce platform and sellers would find substantial benefits to come aboard. Amazon Trained E-commerce Specialist (ATES) is a first of its kind entrepreneurship program launched by Amazon, which is aimed at providing business opportunities to budding entrepreneurs. This program provides an opportunity to earn money with no limits.

The partnership of PROGRO with AMAZON India would  help build  entrepreneurs and freelancers who want to have an opportunity to earn good money. Amazon India is running the program since 2014, currently the program is running in 41 locations, trained ~7500 individuals and certified 6500 individuals (95% of them are Individuals entrepreneurs who are onboarding new sellers and supporting existing sellers). Majority of them started their entrepreneurship journey through this program. This includes a mix of part-time and full-time individuals who are earning an avg. of ~Rs. 35000 per month.


PROGRO will recruit the candidated and train them on AMAZON India platform and certify them as Amazon Trained Ecommerce Specialist (ATES). The ATES can use the incubation facility of PROGRO learning centers to  operate and get support at a nominal cost.

At Progro, we enable growth for professionals and startups by building a collaborative platform that encourages learning, bringing the growth opportunities globally close to our members and nurturing a network of professionals and startups that helps each other in growth. The partnership with AMAZON India is inline with our vision of providing growth opportunities to professionals and entrepreneurs.


Professionals or Entrepreneurs interested to become Amazon Trained Ecommerce Specialist (ATES) can contact 8800994741, 8800995019 or write to training@progro.in http://www.progro.in to enroll or to register for the program, provide


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