Ola is bringing this service in partnership with varied state governments guaranteeing all norms of social distancing and security measures.
- Last Updated: April 22, 2020, 10:34 AM IST
Ride-hailing agency Ola has rolled out ‘Ola Emergency’ in Mumbai, marking the service availability throughout 15 main Indian cities. Enabling residents throughout the nation to entry important medical care with minimal delay, the service is now accessible in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Vizag, Nashik, Varanasi, Indore, Bhopal, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala, Mohali, Rourkela and Bhubaneswar.
Through ‘Ola Emergency’, Ola goals to offer handy, dependable and protected transport companies for all non-COVID medical journeys similar to scheduled check-ups, dialysis, and chemotherapy for speedy medical wants similar to accidents, amongst others. Ola is bringing this service in partnership with varied state governments guaranteeing all norms of social distancing and security measures.
Citizens throughout these cities can e book a cab by deciding on the ‘Ola Emergency’ class and getting into the drop location from the listing of obtainable hospitals within the metropolis. The platform permits journeys to be booked solely from properties to hospitals and vice versa.
In Mumbai, Ola has mapped over 200 hospitals in its app throughout town. The firm is guaranteeing that each one earmarked cabs are geared up with important protecting tools like masks and sanitizers and are operated by specifically educated driver-partners following correct sanitary measures as per the rules of the Ministry of Health. Customers might be charged a nominal fare to compensate driver-partners for his or her companies.
Anand Subramanian, Spokesperson, Ola stated, “The response to Ola Emergency since its launch less than two weeks ago has been very encouraging. Thousands of citizens in these cities have availed the service and we continue to receive requests from across the country to enable this service. The quality of care, safety measures, and timeliness of the service have been welcomed by citizens and the authorities alike, further motivating us to double down on expanding the service to more cities amidst the extended lockdown. The service will also help provide an economic lifeline to many driver-partners whose incomes have taken a hit in the past few weeks.”
Earlier this week, Ola additionally opened up its know-how platform to Governments to combat COVID-19 by way of ‘Ola CONNECTS’, which is supposed to face for Comprehensive Navigation, Networking, Control and Tracking Solution. This platform will be deployed to help governments and its varied businesses in managing Real-Time War Rooms for varied operations at scale, amidst the continued COVID disaster with knowledge privateness and safety. Ola is providing the CONNECTS platform and required improvement options freed from value to the federal government and its varied businesses.