The app is available in English and Hindi and can be downloaded from the Google app store.
Vikas Bansal, a Delhi based entrepreneur and Co-founder of Prakriti E-Mobility along with ShaileshDangwal, Director from Prishitech, has launched an app “ShramikBandhu” – an employment platform for the skilled and unskilled workforce in India. It offers categories across manufacturing, construction, hospitals, Garments and leather, power and steel, construction, and automobile. Worker skills include Carpenters, Masons, Electricians, Plumbers, Domestic help, gardeners, drivers and more. It will be available pan India and will benefit a lot of labor segment people in finding jobs during the pandemic and later. The founder has already employed, close to 1000 people directly and indirectly in his existing ventures.
“The aim is to connect labourers with companies across sectors such as construction, manufacturing, transportation, agriculture, and hotels. It will help a worker get employment according to skill set and location, and help companies fulfill the manpower shortage. I would like to thank our technology partner Mr. ShaileshDangwal, Director from Prishitech who is helping us make this possible” said Vikas Bansal, Delhi based entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Prakriti E- Mobility Pvt. Ltd.
Shramik Bandhu will provide a common marketplace and will be free of cost for employees and employers to list and choose as per requirement, location, and experience. Workers can list themselves, create a profile (Name, Phone number, Date of Birth) adding their Aadhar number and verification details (Ration Card / Voter Id/License No.). They can upload their text and video resume and employers can choose personnel accordingly. The app is available in English and Hindi and can be easily downloaded from the Google app store.
The COVID – 19 pandemic changed the face of Indian workforce. About 40 million workers in India lost their jobs due to the lockdown, impacting the livelihoods of a large part of the Indian population. As the lockdown eases and worksites open up, many migrant labourers and daily wage workers are struggling to find the right jobs with adequate sources of income.