Mumbai, 28th May 2024: Maharashtra’s job market has shown remarkable growth in the first four months of 2024, according to the latest report from, India’s leading jobs and professional networking platform. The report reveals a substantial 61 lakh job applications, underscoring strong demand for employment across multiple sectors such as Banking and Finance, Insurance, e-commerce, Hospitality, etc. Women contributed significantly to this surge, accounting for 27 lakh of the total applications.

apna. co has reported a remarkable 19 lakh job applications from freshers for key roles in Business Development, Customer Success Growth, and BPO, reinforcing its position as a leading platform for job seekers in India. The high volume of applications from freshers underscores Maharashtra’s importance as a critical market for in its mission to become the go-to platform for job seekers. Additionally, the platform received 14,000 applications for international jobs, showcasing’s commitment to supporting job seekers aspiring to build their careers abroad.

Women’s participation in Maharashtra’s job market is also noteworthy, with 27 lakh job applications, making it the second highest in India after Delhi NCR. This significant contribution reflects the active involvement of women in the region’s workforce. Historically, women in Maharashtra have been front-runners in seizing opportunities, and their strong representation in job applications continues this trend.

In a notable surge, apna. co has recorded 23,000 jobs in Maharashtra until April 2024, significantly boosting the job market. Particularly, SMBs from tier 2 cities like Nasik, Nagpur, and Aurangabad have emerged as key contributors to this growth. These cities are witnessing a pronounced increase in job opportunities, signaling a promising trend in regional employment dynamics.’s focus on expanding into tier 2 and 3 cities underscores its commitment to fostering inclusive economic development across Maharashtra.

Nirmit Parikh, Founder and CEO of, commented, “The substantial increase in job applications in Maharashtra mirrors the region’s dynamic economic development. This surge aligns perfectly with the Maharashtra state government’s visionary goal to achieve a $1 trillion economy within the next five years. At, we’re dedicated to fostering this growth by facilitating meaningful connections between employers and talented individuals, contributing significantly to Maharashtra’s economic prosperity and job creation journey.”

Amidst the surge of SMBs, established enterprises also trust for their expansion and growth. Serving as a reliable partner for top enterprises, has seamlessly met their hiring needs, solidifying its reputation as the go-to platform for talent acquisition. Renowned names like Lenskart, HDFC Insurance, Bajaj Finserv, Aditya Birla, and Tata are actively seeking top-notch professionals across diverse roles such as accounting, technical expertise, sales and marketing, BPO, and finance. With its unwavering commitment to quality and innovation, continues to be the preferred destination for companies and job seekers alike, driving forward the narrative of progress and prosperity in Maharashtra.