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Monster.com, ITC to launch job portal for rural India

Monster.com, ITC to launch job portal for rural India
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First Published: Tue, Aug 11 2009. 04 18 PM IST
Updated: Tue, Aug 11 2009. 04 18 PM IST
New Delhi: Online recruitment company Monster.com on Tuesday announced that it has partnered ITC e-Choupal to launch Rozgarduniya.com, a website that will allow job seekers in rural India to access and apply for jobs.
ITC e-Choupal is a rural digital infrastructure set up by hospitality major ITC.
Rozgarduniya.com was designed to address the challenge companies face in finding qualified seekers in the local markets and this alliance will provide employers in corporate India a unique platform to access rural talent, Monster India said in a statement.
“It is our hope to expand this unique offering to over nine states and about 40,000 villages through the ITC e-Choupals in future,” Monster.com managing director (India, Middle East and Southeast Asia) Sanjay Modi said.
Rozgarduniya.com will be launched initially in English and Hindi and subsequently, the portal will available in other popular regional Indian languages, the statement said.
“This initiative will enable grass-root talent to contribute to building the markets of the future and is aligned with ITC’s vision to support inclusive economic growth,” ITC division chief executive (agri business division) S Sivakumar said.
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First Published: Tue, Aug 11 2009. 04 18 PM IST