Tech Mahindra launches national mobile job marketplace
Aug 27 2014 , New Delhi
Saral Rozgar is a mobile job marketplace that helps blue collared and entry level job seekers to connect to mainstream employers anywhere in India via mobile in their own language in an affordable manner, Tech Mahindra said in a release.
It aims to provide a connect jobs seekers below graduate level and job providers, it added.
Job seekers can now easily access the service by buying the Saral Rozgar card for Rs 50 and registering through a simple voice call, in their preferred language, by dialling 1860-180-1100 from anywhere in India," Tech Mahindra Head Mobility Business Jagdish Mitra said.
The company also helps jobseekers to create their first ever resumes online and connecting them to potential corporate and mainstream employers. Additionally, SMEs or Entrepreneurs can also reach them via voice call, he added.
"Currently there are over 37 crore blue collared workers who are unskilled or semi-skilled. Our aim is to reduce this socio-economic imbalance and bridge the digital divide by ensuring that job seekers get ample job opportunities," Mitra said.
Presently, Saral Rozgar has over 1 lakh job openings in more than 100 job categories. In Delhi and NCR region, we have more than 15,000 jobs identified in major industrial clusters of Dharuhera, Manesar, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida, Sahibabad and Dadri, Tech Mahindra VP Mobility VAS Product and Portfolio Vivek Chandok said.
The top job categories in demand are retail, accounting, tailor, electrician, machine operator, cooks, security guards, F&B executives, delivery boys among others, he added.
"Saral Rozgar cards will be available in more than 1 lakh point of sale outlets with telecom recharge retailers across the country," Chandok said.
Mobile customers across the country, especially in the semi-urban and rural parts can now easily subscribe to the service by buying the job card for an affordable price of Rs 50 and availing the service for 60 days. By removing the involvement of any intermediaries, Saral Rozgar reduces the cost of hiring, he added.