The Business History of Naukri.com

 

Naukri.com is a product of Info Edge (India) Ltd, which is country’s first public listed internet firm. This  acclaimed job search portal is founded by Sanjeev Bikhchandani in the year of 1997 when India had only 14,000 internet users.

Statistics show that in the year of 2015, November, Naukri.com had about 44 million registered job seekers. An average of 11,000 resumes are added daily to this job search engine while about 1,30,000 resumes are modified everyday during the fiscal year of 2013-14; 51,000 corporate customers including hiring consultants and firms paid this job portal for services like database access, advertising/listing and many more. As per Comscore, this job search engine pilots the online job market with 70% traffic share.

 

Naukri.com logo

How Naukri.com Started:-

Sanjeev Bikhchandani is the founder and executive chairman of Naukri.com. After leaving his job at Hindustan Milkfood Manufacturers, Mr. Bikhchandani along with a partner founded Info Edge and Indmark. It started as an employment exchange, which used to sell salary reports to various companies. In the year of 1991, Info Edge and Indmark parted their ways.

Due to economic recession, the company encountered loss in 1996. With the help of Anil Lal and VN Saroja it again came back to the shape. On this very year, this company released its first television commercial. It spent a lot of money on online and offline advertising. After launching, the first version of the website collected 1000 jobs from 29 newspapers. Soon various business magazines and newspapers flooded with its reviews.

How It Works:-

A job seeker (fresher/ experienced) registers in Naukri with his/her updated resume. The candidate hunters then check the resumes and if the skill-set matches their requirements, they call the job seeker or leave e-mails for the interviews.

Growth:-

Right after its establishments Naukri’s growth was elemental. However, due to massive positive reviews and newspaper articles soon it boomed. Within two years, this company had a turnover of 1.8 millions and on the third year, the turnover jumped to 3.6 millions, with 1.8 millions of profit.

How It Generates Revenues:-

Currently, this online job portal follows Business-to-Business and Business-to-consumer models. Almost 90% of its revenues are earned from the recruiters and 10% from the job seeker services. Subscription fees and advertising are its foremost income sources.

Monthly Report:-

Naukri.com  publishes a monthly report known as Naukri JobSpeak, which shows the hiring trend in various sectors. It also helps to find out the job scenario of Indian Market.

Mobile Apps:-

In 2012, this online job search engine released its mobile app, which made job search easier for the Android, iPhone, and Blackberry users.

Awards:-   

In 2012, Naukri.com has been recognized as the finest classified website at the 2nd edition of the India Digital Awards organized by the Internet and Mobile Association of India and in 2014, it won the “Best Website of The Year” award for career and education segment by Metrixlab.  This company also received the Consumer Connect ‘Campaign of the Year’ award for the famous Hari Sadu Commercial and “Red Herring Asia 100” for the INSTA HIRE solution in 2006. In 2007, it bagged the “Best TVC India and South Asia” award.

Top 101 Digital Marketing Companies in India for Better Job Opportunities

Digital Marketing in its simplest terms can be referred to as the promotion of products or brands via various forms of electronic media, the mostly preferable and used “New Media”. With the increasing use of internet, there has been an increase in the use of digital marketing. People are making great career opportunities with Digital Marketing.
Let us explore top 101 Digital Marketing Companies in India for better job opportunities:

  1. Pinstorm: Located in Bangalore, Gurgaon, and Mumbai.
  2. TechShu: Located in Kolkata in India.
  3. Reprise Media: Located in Mumbai and New Delhi in India.
  4. Ogilvy PR: Located in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, and New Delhi.
  5. iStrat: Located in Gurgaon and New Delhi.
  6. K Web Maker: Located in Mumbai in India.
  7. Webchutney: Located in New Delhi, Bangalore, and Mumbai.
  8. JWT: Located in India.
  9. Lowe Lintas: Located in Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Ahmedabad.
  10. Dentsu India: Located in New Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kochi, and Chennai.
  11. Contract: Located in Mumbai, Delhi, and Bangalore.
  12. Havasworldwide India: Located in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore.
  13. Digicliff: Located in Chennai and Bangalore in India.
  14. MSL Group: Located in New Delhi, Bangalore, and Chennai.
  15. Buzz Valve: Located in Bangalore.
  16. Langoor: Located in Bangalore.
  17. iQuanti: Located in Bangalore.
  18. D’Zine Garage: Located in Chennai, London, Mumbai, and Bangalore.
  19. Rage: Located in Chennai and Mumbai.
  20. Manhattan Communication: Located in Mumbai in India.
  21. Yrals: Located in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore.
  22. ITChimes: Located in New Delhi, Noida in India.
  23. Avignyata Inc: Located in Mumbai.
  24. Bcwebwise: Located in Mumbai.
  25. e-intelligence: Located in Vadodara in Gujarat.
  26. Brand Saloon: Located in Mumbai.
  27. Gozoop: Located in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, and Chennai.
  28. OMLogic: Located in New Delhi.
  29. Id8labs: Located in Mumbai.
  30. Webisdom: Located in Delhi, Kolkata, and Bangalore.
  31. Redcube Digital: Located in New Delhi.
  32. Brandmovers: Located in Mumbai.
  33. Digital River: Located in Mumbai.
  34. Tonic Media: Located in Mumbai.
  35. Bizsense Digital: Located in Bangalore.
  36. Geek Creativity Agency: Located in Bangalore and Delhi.
  37. Interactive Avenues: Located in Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai.
  38. in: Located in Mumbai.
  39. Puretech Internet: Located in Mumbai.
  40. Kreata Global: Located in Bangalore and Kochi.
  41. Social Wavelength: Located in Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, and New Delhi.
  42. WAT Consult: Located in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, and Kolkata.
  43. Avian Media: Located in New Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Mumbai.
  44. Ignitee: Located in Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, and Secunderabad.
  45. Windchimes Communication: Located in Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore.
  46. DDB Mudra Group: Located in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, New Delhi, Kochi, and Kolkata.
  47. mfinite: Located in Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Delhi.
  48. Iksula: Located in Mumbai in India.
  49. Ibsunified: Located in Gurgaon and Kolkata.
  50. Quasar: Located in Bangalore, Delhi, Gurgaon, and Mumbai.
  51. Ikf: Located in Pune in India.
  52. MarcOnix: Located in Bangalore, Ranchi, and Delhi.
  53. Media2win: Located in Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore.
  54. Flare Path: Located in Bangalore and Mumbai.
  55. Digital SLBI: Located in Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and New Delhi.
  56. Blogworks: Located in New Delhi and Mumbai.
  57. MediaZ0: Located in Bangalore, Mumbai, and New Delhi.
  58. Flea Global: Located in Mumbai.
  59. Brainwork Technologies: Located in New Delhi in India.
  60. KRDS: Located in Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Gurgaon.
  61. Emerchant Digital: Located in Hyderabad, Lucknow, and Aurangabad.
  62. BlueBit Systems: Located in Haryana and Mumbai.
  63. 22feet: Located in Bangalore and Mumbai.
  64. iProspect Communicate2: Located in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Pune.
  65. Orion Social Media: Located in Mumbai.
  66. Every Media: Located in Mumbai.
  67. iGenero: Located in Secunderabad.
  68. Social Champs: Located in Pune and Gurgaon.
  69. Perfometris: Located in Bangalore and Mumbai.
  70. Webenza: Located in Bangalore.
  71. Mint Social Media: Located in Pune.
  72. Brainguru: Located in Noida.
  73. Ace Genesis: Located in New Delhi.
  74. Odigma: Located in Bangalore.
  75. Ralecon: Located in Bangalore.
  76. CogMat: Located in Mumbai.
  77. Social DNA: Located in Hyderabad.
  78. Digitas Agency: Located in Gurgaon.
  79. The Webtitude: Located in Gurgaon.
  80. Social Redirect: Located in Hyderabad.
  81. Digital Latte: Located in Mumbai.
  82. Echovme: Located in Chennai.
  83. BYT Social: Located in Chennai.
  84. Niswey: Located in New Delhi.
  85. Godot: Located in Bangalore.
  86. Graffiti Collaborative: Located in Bangalore.
  87. Gecko Worldwide: Located in Mumbai.
  88. e-Pagemaker: Located in Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore, and Mumbai.
  89. Seven Boats: Located in Kolkata.
  90. Foxy Moron: Located in Mumbai.
  91. Web Enrich: Located in Hyderabad in India.
  92. Digitally Inspired Media: Located in Chennai and Mumbai.
  93. Runtime Solutions: Located in Mumbai.
  94. XtremeUX: Located in Ahmedabad.
  95. Ador Tech Ventures: Located in Mumbai.
  96. Ilead Farmers: Located in Pune, Maharashtra.
  97. Smursh: Located in Mumbai.
  98. Cognus Technology Ltd.: Located in Udaipur, Jaipur in India.
  99. Sweet Digital: Located in Hyderabad.
  100. Tempest Advertising: Located in Hyderabad.
  101. Alive Now: Located in Bangalore.

Goverment to Promote Handloom Products Via E-Commerce

Government to promote sales of handloom products via e-commerce medium.

A good news for the handloom industry the Central Government has announced to promote selling of handloom products through ever growing e-commerce market. This is indeed a praiseworthy step taken by the ruling government.

India is rich in handloom products. This decision will not only boost its marketing strategy but also increase its consumers.

The Indian masses who appreciate handloom products but cannot avail them due to lack of resources can now easily buy them anywhere at any time. It will also make them popular among the young generations.

In order to make this program successful proper planning is required. The Office of Development Commissioner        ( Handloom) under Ministry Of Textiles has formulated the policy for this programme keeping in view the interest of both producer and consumer of these products.

Under this policy any interested e-commerce entity can apply to the Office of Development Commission. After proper background and track record checking of the entity the office of Development Commissioner will allow the entity to work in collaboration with it.

For scrutinization of applicants a separate committee will also be formed. The application processing will be completed in three days.

The e-commerce entities which will be approved by the Office Of Development Commissioner will have to promote the handloom products on priority basis .A separate section for handloom products bearing the name or handloom mark should be present on its homepage.

Display of handloom products should also be there on the homepage.

Key Features of this programme:

A. The list of the names of the selected e-commerce entities will appear on the website of Development Commissioner ( handloom).

B. Proper awareness camps and training will be organised by Weaver Service Centre to educate weaver about this policy

C. Proper and brief description of handloom products will also be available on the website of Development Commissioner (handloom).To make the customers aware of the products, the e-commerce entity can use these details.

D. For availing the e-commerce facility to weaver IT infrastructure and office space will also be provided wherever possible.

E. This policy will be revised from time to time

F. The performance of the e-commerce entity will be closely monitored.

G. The extension of approval of e-commerce entities will solely depend upon its performance.

 

If the Govt becomes successful in implementing this policy , then it will be a boon to our handloom industry.

Technical review of Google sky map V- 1.6.4

The most shocking android app has realized by Google. It helps you find out the exact location of all the stars planets in the sky. It is an open source application donated by Google.

 

Specifications

Developed By: Google Inc.
Released on: 11, February 2008
Size: 2.2 MB
Available Languages: English & French

 

Technical Requirements

512Mb RAM
1.5 And up android version required

 

How to use the app

Basically Google launched the application for the students of Astronomy. It is very easy to use. You just need to lift you mobile towards the sky for a while and you will get the exact positions of planets, stars, moon and sun by using your phone’s GPS. There are two options for users. User can switch between automatic and manual options. The automatic option allows you to find all subjects on the sky automatically but if you want to use the manual option then you should have a good knowledge about planets and stars. Google updated all the stars, planets in their application which are discovered by NASA so, you can search about any planet or star and you will get the result quickly.

The best thing of this application is that, it gives you the real time results and users can search the past or future position of any planet or star.

 

 

Additional Information

Updated: August 31, 2011
Installs: 10,000,000 – 50,000,000
Current Version: 1.6.4

The Sundarban Diary

If the thought of spending nights in the tiger reserve forest that too in a houseboat sounds exciting to anybody then he /she should definitely pay a visit to Sundarban National Park. It takes in all the ingredients which will live up to the excitement of an adventurous idea.

About Sundarban:

Sundarban, the largest delta in India is a national park. It is also a mangrove forest as easily as a tiger reserve forest. It is the motherland of famous Royal Bengal Tiger and diverse assortment of plant life and fauna.

Sundarban has also been announced as a UNESCO world heritage site.

Sundarban is situated in West Bengal and spreads across Bangladesh. It roughly covers an expanse of 10000 square kilometers out of which 60% fall in Bangladesh and remaining part in India.

Why visit Sundarban?

Sundarban is blessed with a large variety of flora and fauna. According to 2015 tiger census, it has 170 tigers (105 in Bangladesh and 64 in India).

Apart from this, it is the homeland of different types of fishes, crabs, crocodiles, fishing cats, macaques, wild boars, mongoose, foxes, flying foxes, spotted deers ,pangolins etc.

Sundarban delta is also blessed with a wide variety of fauna. The main characteristic tree of Sundarban is Sundari from which its name is probably derived. Sundari tree produces hardwood from which houses, boats, furnitures etc. are made.

Apart from all this Sundarban forest consist of mangrove scrub, littoral forest, salt water mixed forest, brackish water mixed forest and swamp forest.

Presence of sand dunes with vegetation, open grassland on sandy land, freshwater marshes raised lands with different mixture of shrubs and trees are also the characteristics of Sundarban delta.

How to reach Sundarban?

Sundarban is a famous tourist destination and is connected with air, road as well as rails.

The nearest airport of Sundarban is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata. From the airport it takes approximately 3 hours by road and another 2 hours by waterways to reach Sundarban.

From Kolkata one can also avail train services. Local trains at regular intervals are available from the Sealdah railway station and takes about 90 minutes to reach Canning. From Canning local shared vans are easily available which leads to Godhkhali Jetty. It is the starting point of the Sundarban boat journey.

Road transport is also available from Kolkata. Sundarban is about 110 kms from Kolkata. Anybody can avail bus service from Kolkata to Namkhana (105 km) or Sonakhali (100 km) or Canning (64 km) or Najat (92 km) or Raidighi (76km). All these places are near Sundarban and have easy access to the waterways of Sundarban.

Climate of Sundarban:

Sundarban is hot and humid during summer and has pleasant weather in winter. The best time to pay a visit to the Sundarban national park is from September to March.

Must see places in Sundarban:

  • Sajnekhali watch tower
  • Dobanki watch tower
  • Sudhyanakhali watch tower
  • Neti Dhopani watch tower (Only 8 boats per day is granted permission to pay a visit to this place)
  • Kumirmari watch tower
  • Jhingamari watch tower
  • Bonnie camp watch tower.
  • Bhagabatpur Crocodile park.

Where to stay in Sundarban?

There are large numbers of hotels, wildlife resorts, forest lodges, jungle camps available in the vicinity of the national park which provides all required facilities. One can also opt for houseboats to add more adventure to their visit.

But due to a huge rush of visitors during the season time it is advisable to make bookings well in advance in order to ensure a pleasant stay in the national park.

 

 

Reference:

Wikipedia.org.,Wikitravel.org,Mustseeindia.com