Now, Telangana State government makes an app to connect labourers with jobs

 ‘Urban Genie’ is an Android-based mobile app that bridges the gap between citizens and service providers,  and job-seekers and employers  in Telangana urban areas.

Published: 12th December 2017 01:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th December 2017 08:54 AM   |  A+A-

Smartphone, Iphone, Technology

Image for representation purpose only. (File photo | AP)

Express News Service

HYDERABAD: Denizens in 72 urban local bodies (ULBs) across Telangana can now find reliable household services at the push of a button.  For instance, if you are finding it difficult to find electricians, plumbers, fitters, carpenters, cooks, painters, lighting and other decorators, and other services,  ‘Urban Genie’ is the solution. ‘Urban Genie’ is an Android-based mobile app that bridges the gap between citizens and service providers,  and job-seekers and employers  in Telangana urban areas with effective monitoring and communication system to ensure proper service delivery.

The Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA), a wing of the department of municipal administration and urban development (MAUD), is going to launch ‘Urban Genie’ which is under development now, MEPMA director T K Sreedevi has said.  By downloading this app citizens can request for services in their respective areas of an ULB. When such requests are placed, they are auto-forwarded to the local City Livelihood Center (CLC) of the municipality.

Basing on the area and type of service required, the CLC will send trained and verified service provider and skilled professionals to the house. Citizens who availed their service would also be asked to  give their feedback on the service to facilitate MEPMA to provide better services, she added.This app also enables the urban jobless people to register with their personal details, skills and preferences, and  the MEPMA can help them get employment. Thus, the app would help people get affordable and dependable household services at their doorstep and also help  unemployed skilled  workers vocation, Sreedevi said.

HOW the APP WORKS  
Download the app and choose the service required or visit the municipality website. 
Submit the request 
Request received at CLC and reliable service provider assigned 
Service provider receives the SMS alert with customer details 

Stay up to date on all the latest Telangana news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp