Comprehensive employee background verifications
Here is a brief history of JantaKhoj along with the key milestones.
- January – May 2009: The idea and concept of JantaKhoj is born during discussions between Ajit Gupta and Tarun Bangari.
- June 2009: The core team expands with inclusion of Suresh GL (Head – Engineering) and Smitha Chanchal (Head – Verifications).
- 23rd June 2009: JantaKhoj is incubated formally.
- September 2009: JantaKhoj is registered as ‘JantaKhoj InfoServices Private Limited’ with Registrar of Companies.
- 28th April 2010: JantaKhoj.com goes live with people search (covering 300 million records), consumer verifications and employee background verification services.
- 21st May 2010: JantaKhoj gets ISO 9001:2008 certification for background verification processes.
- July 2010: People Search expands to cover more than 500 million records.
- August 2010: Enhanced People Search released with advance search, more filters, public social media profiles, pictures, videos, blogs, court records and other Web references.
- September 2010: People Search – Self Entry feature released which allows users to enter their own details.
- January 2011: Criminal Database Check launched for business clients.
- March 2011: Social Media Scan launched for business clients.
- April 2011: Newly designed JantaKhoj website launched.
- December 2011: Court Database Check launched for business clients.
- October 2012: Sales offices opened in Delhi/NCR and Bengaluru (Bangalore).
- June 2013: Sales office opened in Mumbai.
- September 2013: Housekeeping and facilities management staff verification launched.
- November 2013: Company check launched.
- March 2014: People Search service discontinued.
- June 2014: JantaKhoj becomes a NASSCOM member.
- March 2015: JantaKhoj becomes a National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) APAC member.
- January 2017: Aadhaar verification launched for businesses and consumers.
- September 2017: JantaKhoj gets ISO 27001:2013 certification
- September 2017: JantaKhoj ties up with TransUnion CIBIL to get CIBIL Score and Report for candidate screening.
- April 2018: JantaKhoj ties up with TransUnion CIBIL to get CIBIL Company Credit Report.