Delhi-based placement agency for the semi-skilled Anant Learning & Development Pvt Ltd has announced that it has raised funding from Impact Investment Holding, a fund managed by Ennovent GmbH and Upaya Social Ventures, however the amount has not been disclosed.
The new funding will be used to improve the portal by increasing the data and scale. Ajit Singh, founder of Anant said “This investment will enable us to increase the scope of data collection for our job portal Rozgar Mela. Also, by investing in technology infrastructure, we will be able to track and analyse the impact of our interventions on both job seekers and employers,” as shared with TechCircle.
What sets Anant apart is that its job portal is supported by SMS-based application and an active call centre with a toll free number to reach out to the stakeholders to bridge the gap between job seekers and employers.
Anant was started in 2012 by Ajit Singh to provide placement support to both urban and rural youth. The company maps semi-skilled manpower in the country through post placement tracking and assessments. It provides data on its recently launched livelihood promotion job portal Rozgar Mela and also caters to persons with disabilities (PwDs) and workers in the informal sector.