If you are looking for a handyman to help fix the house plumbing or a barber to help you with haircuts at home, then the state government's Sewa Mitra will prove helpful. The aim of setting up this online platform is to bridge the gap between customers and local service providers. Now functional in Lucknow, Kanpur and 5 other districts of UP, this platform helps in securing services of trained professionals and is based on geo-location, in both urban and rural areas.
Initiative falls In line with 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'
Sewa Mitra shall soon be functional across all districts of Uttar Pradesh and provide employment opportunities to skilled workers like masons, beauticians, painters, carpenters and chauffeurs. The hiring of a service provider agency and related tasks shall be supervised by the District Magistrate of the respective cities.
The service provider agency shall be responsible for resolving all customer problems and upgrading the skills of their workers. Further, a rating system has been introduced on this portal which will act as a mark of quality and it will help citizens make informed choices according to it.
The Sewa Mitra platform has been initiated by the state government, for it falls In line with the dream of Atmanirbhar Bharat, which seeks to empower professionals. Moreover, citizens seeking verified services can engage with them through the government's digital platform and secure safe services.
How can customers register on Sewa Mitra?
Visit the official website of Sewa Mitra here, then select the service you require. A dropdown menu will then ask you to choose your district. Post this selection, the website shall display all the service provider choices, along with the price at which you can avail of their service. However, first and foremost, do make sure that you create an account by signing up here, so that you can be authenticated as a legitimate user of this platform.
How can service providers & workers register on Sewa Mitra?
If you are a service provider agency, then you have to register here, where you will be asked to upload documents like- GST document, PAN document, ITR document and Certificate of Incorporation. Skilled workers have to sign up here and submit documents that act as proof of their skill and experience.