In partnership with the chief medical officer of Dehradun, Uber offered free rides through its recently launched UberMedic service, to the Uttarakhand Government for transporting frontline healthcare workers across Dehradun on Friday.
To maintain safety and hygiene standards all drivers are being trained in safety procedures and being provided with masks, gloves, sanitisers and disinfectants to sanitise the cars between rides.
Uber’s support to the Uttarakhand government is part of its global commitment, recently announced by CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, to provide 10 million rides and food deliveries free of charge to healthcare workers, seniors, and people in need. Director, Operations and Head of Cities, Uber India and South Asia, Prabhjeet Singh said, “The Uttarakhand Government has been working tirelessly to contain the spread of COVID-19. We feel privileged to be supporting them in these challenging times and will help move what matters by leveraging our global experience, technology and network of drivers.”
Saturday, 09 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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