Sahaj has more than 20,000 retail outlets across 6 states in North East India and will be supporting Ezeego1 by selling Ezeego1 products and services through their retail outlets using the current Ezeego1’s affiliate website.
Commenting on the new affiliation, Ms. Neelu Singh, COO, Ezeego1.com said, “With the Internet catering to only 40 million of internet literate people, we realized that the tier II and tier III markets have been overlooked especially in the North Eastern Part of India. Sahaj has a very robust platform on which we can depend and rely for providing the best services to rural India when it comes to their travel needs. Customers will be able to source the bouquet of travel services that Ezeego1 has to offer. Eastern and Southern regions have the potential to grow quite exponentially and we believe that this is a win-win partnership for both of us.”
To this, Mr. Sanjay Kumar Panigrahi, CEO, Srei Sahaj E-Village Limited, added, “In continuation to our commitment to deliver products and services right at the doorstep of our rural consumers, Sahaj in collaboration with Ezeego1.com, one of the leading travel portals, now offers complete travel and hotel services through common service centers in the village. A person residing in remote locations now need not go long distances to book an air ticket or a holiday package. ”
Ezeego1 with the help of the Sahaj Common Service Centres (CSCs) can now deliver its services to the rural in the remotest corner of West Bengal, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Odisha states. Sahaj customers can directly pay cash at the CSCs through the unique virtual payment gateway called SKASH and get their bookings done.
Ezeego1.com is one of its kind online travel company (meta search) founded in 2006 which offers all travel related services. It offers innovative and interactive features like multi-city international flights booking, instant chat with a flight, hotel or holiday expert, online cancellations, sort hotels by themes, user ratings and the best price on offer for the product.
It is the first online portal to be ISO 9001:2008 certified. It is well known for its low-priced airfares & holiday deals offering the best suited option, making travel deals affordable to those who wish to budget their holiday and make the most of it with the best offers. The travel bazaar showcases attractive offers allowing travelers to choose the right package and making most from the deals. Ezeego1 has recently extended its presence in international markets like Australia and Sri Lanka.
On one hand are the suppliers i.e. the airlines, hotels, tour operators, transporters, insurance companies, the forex dealers and on the other are the customers, both B2B and B2C. The portal offers real time information and transaction capability online. It uses the best technology platform in the Indian travel industry and employs a unique Single Window platform for multiple services. Ezeego1.com has strong online and offline fulfillment systems, different modes of delivery and collections, which help cater to the customer in any part of India. The portal has tied up with various payment gateway options.
Ezeego1.com is also the first travel portal to have opened a new window for the vast Hindi speaking travel market by launching a Hindi travel portal http://www.hindi.ezeego1.com to book domestic tickets. The booking system and the entire payment option both online and offline are integrated in Hindi, making travel easy and least complicated to travelers who are comfortable with the local language.
About Srei Sahaj:
Srei Sahaj e-Village Ltd. is a subsidiary of Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd. It is a business integrator in the field of IT infrastructure with a focus on rural India. It has 89 offices across 6 states and is emerging as one of the largest implementers of ICT-based projects in India. It has taken up the task of eliminating the undemocratic digital divide between rural and urban India, under the flagship of NeGP of the Government of India. It brings government, business, and services to the rural India through an expanding network of Village Level Franchisee Partners. Srei-Sahaj is set to launch over 28,000 CSCs across the six states of country. More than 20,000 CSCs have already been established, providing a single-window, one stop solution to the citizen’s needs, under the Private-Public-
The parent company of Sahaj, Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited, is a Holistic Infrastructure Institution, constantly and consistently ideating to deliver innovative solutions in infrastructure space, thus playing a significant role in nation-building for over two decades, both in urban and rural India. Srei’s businesses include Infrastructure Equipment Leasing & Finance, Infrastructure Project Finance, Advisory & Development, Insurance Broking, Venture Capital, Capital Market and Sahaj e-Village. Srei has a pan-India presence with a network of 71 offices and has also replicated its business model overseas with three offices in Russia. Srei is the first Indian infrastructure financing institution to get listed on the London Stock Exchange. Srei Equipment Finance Pvt. Ltd., a joint venture between Srei Infrastructure and BNP Paribas Lease Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas, is a Srei Group company engaged in Infrastructure Equipment Leasing and Financing Business.
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