Under this partnership, driver partners will discount on fuels in IOCL petrol pumps across the country.
Uber has announced its partnership with Indian Oil Corporation Limited under which it will discount on petrol, diesel and CNG. The initiative is a part of Uber’s UberCARE programme, which is a comprehensive platform for driver partners.
Under this partnership, driver partners will discount on fuels in IOCL petrol pumps across the country. The company has claimed that more than 12,000 driver partners have already registered for this benefit. For those who don’t know, UberCARE programme offers life and health insurance, micro loans and other benefits to the driver partners.
“Driver partners are at the heart of what we do and we want to give them the best possible driving experience on our platform. Uber CARE was launched as a first-of-its-kind comprehensive platform, to facilitate access to programs and partnerships that would give driver partners and their families more financial security and stability. This unique partnership is targeted at easing the cost of fuel and giving back to driver partners who use the Uber App to earn a livelihood,” said, Prabhjeet Singh, Head of Cities, Uber India and South Asia.
Previously, Uber revealed that it will be offering free healthcare benefits for drivers and delivery partners in India. Uber has partnered with the Indian government healthcare scheme, Ayushman Bharat to offer its delivery partners as well as drivers free healthcare benefits. With this announcement, Uber drivers and delivery partners will be eligible for up to Rs 5,00,000 of healthcare benefits per year for free when undergoing secondary and tertiary treatment in government and empanelled private hospitals.
Meanwhile, the company recently expanded its operations in Ranchi and Vijayawada. With this, the company claims that it now has its operations in 0 cities across India having recently inaugurated its ride-hailing services in Agra, Kanpur, Amritsar, Varanasi and Prayagraj in the past few months.
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