New Delhi – March 27, 2013 – CanvasM Technologies Ltd., a wholly owned VAS subsidiary of Tech Mahindra in association with Bharti Airtel, a leading telecom service provider in India with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced the launch of a unique job portal service – Saral Rozgar for the blue collar workers.
Skilled, Semi-Skilled and Un-Skilled manual laborers in the country can now easily register themselves on the portal and apply for jobs through a simple voice call by dialling 54141 on their Airtel mobile number. Potential employers and job providers can access this data of registered workers by simply logging on to www.saralrozgar.com or on voice call by dialing 54141 and easily connect with a worker who matches their requirements.
Commenting on the initiave, Jagdish Mitra, Chief Executive Officer, CanvasM Technologies said, “As part of CanvasM’s focus on minimizing the digital divide, we have developed India’s first platform combining the features of internet and voice call to create first ever job market place for blue collar workers. We are proud to partner with Bharti Airtel for the service and are confident that Airtel mobile customers will benefit from this unique service.”
Airtel mobile customers in the country especially in the rural parts can now easily subscribe the service for an affordable rental of Rs 30 for 30 days. Call charges of Re 1 per min will apply for voice calls and browsing will be charged as per the customer’s data plan.
CanvasM Founded in 2006 is a wholly owned VAS subsidiary of Tech Mahindra and part of the US$ 15.9 billion Mahindra Group .CanvasM focuses on providing solutions that enable consumers and enterprises to take advantage of the mobile ecosystem. CanvasM is among the top ten players in the mobile VAS space, developing and deploying VAS solutions, applications and platforms for organizations across the globe. It specializes in end-to-end enabling of solutions with managed services which bring together content, technology and device expertise to ensure an enhanced digital experience to the customers of Telecom operators, media houses and enterprises.
For further information, visit www.canvasm.com
About Bharti Airtel Limited
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 262 million customers across its operations at the end of November 2012. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com
About Tech Mahindra
Tech Mahindra is a leading provider of solutions and services to the telecommunications industry with a majority stake owned by Mahindra & Mahindra Limited. Tech Mahindra serves telecom service providers, equipment manufacturers, software vendors and systems integrators worldwide and their proven delivery models, distinctive IT skills and decades of domain expertise enable clients to maximize returns on their IT investment. A SEI-CMMI Level 5 organization, Tech Mahindra's development centers are ISO 9001:2008, ISO 27001:2005, ISO 20000-1:2011 and ISO 22301:2012 certified. Tech Mahindra has principal offices in the UK, United States, Germany, UAE, Egypt, Singapore, India, Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, Philippines, Canada and Australia.
Tech Mahindra is part of the USD 15.9 billion Mahindra Group. The Mahindra Group employs more than 155,000 people in over 100 countries and operates in key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, information technology and vacation ownership.
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