Actor Sonu Sood Launched Pravasi Rojgar App to support Migrant workers in finding the right job opportunities, Over 500 Companies Across Various Sectors in the country. Sonu Sood, who catapulted to the national spotlight for his work in helping migrant workers reach their homes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, has come out with a free of cost online platform called ‘Pravasi Rojgar’, which will provide all the necessary information and right linkages to find jobs.
The 47-year-old actor Sonu Sood said while arranging travel for the migrants, their conversations would often revolve around how they were looking for the right work opportunity amid the pandemic. “Lot of thinking, planning, and preparation have gone into designing this initiative over the last few months, in order to ensure that it is holistic and builds on the work already being done in the country.
“Extensive consultations have been held with top organizations that’s involved at the grassroots level in skilling and placing the youth below the poverty line, NGOs, philanthropic organizations, government functionaries, strategy consultants, technology startups and above all the returned migrants whom I have helped,” Sonu Sood said in a statement. The initiative will be supported by community outreach in the villages to find the right employment opportunities for migrant workers in different parts of the country.
— sonu sood (@SonuSood) July 22, 2020
Sonu Sood Launched Pravasi Rojgar App
According to the press release, the online platform has over 500 reputed companies related to construction, apparel, healthcare, engineering, BPOs, security, automobile, e-commerce, and logistics sectors, offering job opportunities. ‘Pravasi Rojgar App’ will also be offering specific job training programs like spoken English. A 24×7 helpline has been set up in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Ahmedabad, and Thiruvananthapuram.