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Gigindia, started by engineering students Sahil Sharma and Aditya Shirole, provides remote working opportunities to 5,000 people and plans to ramp this to 100,000 by 2025

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Gig economy in India | gig economy | internships

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 



Gigindia co-founders Aditya Shirole (Left) and Sahil Sharma
Gigindia co-founders Sahil Sharma (Left) and Aditya Shirole

Back in 2016-17, two engineering students from Pune, Sahil Sharma and Aditya Shirole, were sharing flats with their classmates, many of whom were worried about not getting . The reason being, the were located at the opposite end of Pune, such as Hinjewadi, far from the college campus. Travelling to that end of the city for work, even while ensuring the mandatory 75 per cent attendance in final-year classes was a challenge for them.

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First Published: Tue, January 19 2021. 14:55 IST

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