STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Uber resumes operations in Coimbatore

The service would be in compliance with Lockdown 4.0 guidelines by the government, Uber India said.

Published: 22nd May 2020 05:39 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd May 2020 05:39 PM   |  A+A-

Uber

For representational purposes (File Photo | Reuters)

By PTI

CHENNAI: Ride-hailing platform provider Uber has resumed operations in Coimbatore ensuring riders with safe, reliable and convenient mobility, the company said on Friday.

The service would be in compliance with Lockdown 4.0 guidelines by the government, Uber India said.

Accordingly, riders in Coimbatore would be able to access the company's services including -- UberAuto, UberGo, Premier, Intercity and Hourly Rental services.

The Uber Intercity operations would be limited to travel with necessary authorisation within the state and in permissible zones only, Uber India said in a statement.

"We are pleased to resume our services in Coimbatore. Our priority is moving cities forward while ensuring a safe experience for riders," Uber South India, Head-Ridesharing, Kanika Malhotra said.

"We are also looking forward to bringing back earning opportunities for the driver-partner community.

We request all our riders to constantly be alert about safety and follow all advice from government and public health authorities," he said.

As part of ensuring hygiene environment, the company said through a new feature in the 'Driver application' a notification would be sent to drivers to 'replenish' their PPE (personal protective equipment) supplies after they complete a pre-determined number of trips.

Uber said it has unveiled comprehensive measures such as distribution of PPE kits, including masks, sanitisers and disinfectants to drivers among many others.

Stay up to date on all the latest Tamil Nadu news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
TAGS
Uber

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp