Delhi-NCR-headquartered EasyGov, a SaaS-based startup that provides cloud service to improve efficiency, easy and convenient access to schemes and services from Government, has raised an undisclosed funding led by Social Alpha, a Tata Trusts initiative.
The angel round of funding also saw participations from Rajan Anandan and other angels, according to an ET report.
“We will use the money to develop local language support. We only have English now. A part of the money will also go into product enhancement and research & development,” said Amit Shukla, Founder, EasyGov.
Backed by NASSCOM 10K startup programme, EasyGov has developed an Aadhaar stack-based entitlement engine that will help any family check all possible benefits they can avail from various welfare schemes offered to them not only by the Centre but also by state governments and NGOs.
Founded by Amit Shukla and Vineet Verma, EasyGov is available across iOS and Android platform. It acts as a watchdog, and the users can track the status of their complaints as well. Their services include Notary Service, PAN Card, Income Tax Return, Right to Information, Consumer forum complaint, Grievance against government, Aadhar and Voter ID Card.
The company provides step-by-step solution such as personalised executive assistance till receipt of Passport, tracking of the application status and keeping you updated through e-mail, filling up application and applying to respective Government office and thorough application review to make sure application is processed in 1st attempt.
In case of passport not received within service level, EasyGov will raise grievance to respective higher authorities, EasyGov will also file RTI, in extreme cases, wherever necessary, claims the company’s website.
Commenting on funding Rajan Anandan, VP at Google India and South-East Asia said, “There are some ideas that simply apply to a billion Indians. What EasyGov is solving is a tough, complex problem.
He also added, “I am very impressed with the team’s deep domain expertise and tech chops.”
EasyGov has processed over 10,000 service requests in the past 12 months in the National Capital Region. The startup has garnered over Rs 25 lakh revenue in the last financial year with over 20 services available in the NCR.