Unnati, a FinTech-driven agriculture ecosystem, has announced plans to expand its team size by hiring 300 additional employees to its current 199-strong team by FY22 to further drive its growth journey. The platform will be hiring at least 50 staff in the technology division at various ranks while also onboarding senior members in the Finance, Business & Sales, and Agronomy verticals. The company will be using platforms such as LinkedIn, The Hirist, and Naukri.com, along with referrals for the hiring.
Commenting on Unnati’s updated HR policies and the hiring initiative, Ashok Prasad, Co-Founder, Unnati said, “In the last two years, Unnati, much like businesses in other verticals, has changed radically and rightly so. Unnati has always been on a quest for innovation, and this has been reflected in our out-of-the-box and unconventional HR policies. Keeping the importance of proper work-life balance to enhance an employee’s overall productivity, we have created workplace flexibility at Unnati.”
He also added that the idea behind the policy update is to protect and support employees through the toughest of situations, as the company firmly believes that happy and satisfied employees can automatically alleviate the organization’s performance. He further stated that The COVID-19 has disrupted the way everyone used to see & approach challenges and keep pace with the rapidly evolving times. Unnati has reformed its recruitment policies, including conducting interviews through virtual mediums. With this, the company has successfully shifted all internal communications online, which has helped work efficiency & on-time deliverables and has opened doors for several talented professionals seeking new opportunities.
The Agritech brand claims to have a strong growth rate through innovation. The platform has clocked 10X revenue growth in the last six months and has already established a wide-ranging network of over 15,000 uStores in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, and Haryana. With the hiring of additional employees, the brand plans to inaugurate new uStores in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha, Rajasthan, and Punjab in FY22, increasing the existing number up to 1,00,000 uStores across India to strengthen its foothold in the cutting-edge agritech sector.