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Sahaj launches an all new delivery portal for rural netizens ushering convenience in accessing livelihood services
amitsaha | 10 Oct 2013

sabsahaj.com hosts Employment, Education, Health, News, Entertainment,?Matrimony, Astrology and Utility services for the rural consumers of India Introduction of more services like Travel and Tourism, Rural Social Network, Rural Online Shopping Mart, and a range of Agricultural procurement and advisory Service are in the offing. The portal has initially been made available for consumers in West Bengal and will soon be taken to other states of the country

Kolkata, 0ctober 7, 2013: Sahaj e-Village Limited, a Srei Venture Initiative launched sabsahaj.com - an all new delivery platform to provide a bouquet of services to the rural citizens today.

Developed in partnership with Xenolith Technologies, an IT solution and services company, sabsahaj.com will be  a single window solution for the rural consumers in availing services in the domains of Employment, Education, Health, News, Entertainment, Matrimony, Astrology and Utility Services in the first phase. The portal has initially been made available for consumers in West Bengal and will soon be taken to other states of the country.

Sanjay Panigrahi, Chief Executive Officer , Sahaj e-Village Limited said, “Going forward, we wish to significantly invest in understanding the needs and aspirations of the rural citizens and leverage the same to deliver futuristic product and service solutions. With this initiative we are trying to cut across various strata of consumers, bringing convenience and services to them over an IT platform. We are laying special impetus on rural markets, since that is where the future lies. sabsahaj.com will always stay ahead of the curve to offer rural India relevant, affordable and technology enabled products. We have almost 28,000 village level common service centres which provide 280 million rural citizens products and services. No other company in the world could have this immense and wide reach”.

Sahaj plans to scale up its service offering at sabsahaj.com through introduction of additional services like Travel and Tourism, Rural Social Network, Rural Online Shopping Mart, and a range of Agricultural procurement and advisory Service in the second phase.

Given the fact that around 40% of the eCommerce business comes from consumers in Tier II and Tier III cities, sabsahaj.com would be a powerful enabler in bridging the digital divide between urban and rural consumers. It aims to render various ICT enabled informative and e-commerce services to rural citizens who can now, from a single portal, avail livelihood services comprising of email, video-chat and weather services, e-Versions of mainline dailies as well as local newspapers that do not have web presence, and grass-root level news captured with the help of Sahaj’s entrepreneurs who would capture important news from their respective Gram Panchayats and around.

The portal has a responsive theme which makes it an equal pleasure to access it over computers, tabs or mobiles. Knowing about the significant penetration of mobile telephony service in Rural India, the availability of the portal over mobile handsets is expected to be a game changer since it will transfer the power of consumption to the end user.

Another exciting contest being launched through the portal is an online singing talent hunt, where talented rural individuals can upload audio or video files of them singing to participate. This is Sahaj’s attempt to bring a convenient platform to all the hidden talent in Rural India to showcase their crooning skills and be known.

About Sahaj e-Village Limited

Sahaj e-Village Limited, a Srei Venture Initiative, is a business integrator in the field of IT infrastructure with a focus on rural India. It has over 99 offices across six states and has emerged as one of the largest physical cum online ICT platforms in India. It has taken up the task of connecting rural and urban India, under the National e-Governance Plan, the Flagship Program of the Government of India in Rural India. It brings government, business, and services to the rural India through an expanding network of Village Level Franchisee Partners. Sahaj, with its targeted over  28,000 Common Service Centres (CSC) across 107 districts in the six states of Assam, Bihar, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal has already rolled out more than 24,500 CSCs, providing a single-window, one stop solution to the citizen’s needs, under the Private-Public- Partnership (PPP) arrangement.

About Xenolith Technologies Private Limited

Established in 2006, Xenolith Technologies Pvt Ltd is an ISO 9001:2008 certified organization. It is a software solution and services company. We provide end to end solutions helping companies to streamline their business processes to compete in today is dynamic business environment. At Xenolith, strong product quality and service excellence are our key differentiators and we believe in Delivering beyond IT excellence. The company is one of the premier implementation partners of Microsoft for Dynamics Axapta. The experienced leadership of Xenolith has taken new initiatives in RFID, Tolling, Data Analytics, Rural BPO and Healthcare. Xenolith is team of more than 100 plus highly motivated and competent professionals constantly strives to deliver value to a wide range of end customers across the globe. Xenolith in addition to looking at organic growth is actively pursuing inorganic growth opportunities like Joint Ventures and Acquisitions. With the growing number of customer engagements, Xenolith will soon be going for CMM certification.