Dehradun: In partnership with the Chief Medical Officer of Dehradun, Uber has offered free rides through its recently launched UberMedic service, to transport frontline healthcare workers across Dehradun district.
To maintain safety and hygiene standards, while moving what matters, all drivers are being trained in safety procedures along with being equipped with personal protective gear such as masks, gloves, sanitisers and disinfectants to sanitize the cars in-between rides.
Uber’s support to the Uttarakhand government is part of its global commitment. Recently CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced, “to provide 10 million rides and food deliveries free of charge to healthcare workers, senior citizens, and people in need.”
Sharing details about the association, Prabhjeet Singh, Director, Operations and Head of Cities, Uber India & South Asia, 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.”
Uber’s recently launched ‘UberMedic‘ service is already transporting frontline medical workers in over thirty five hospitals across twenty three Indian cities.
● Offer is part of Uber’s global commitment to offer 10 million free rides to move what matters
● UberMedic is already transporting frontline medical workers in 35+ hospitals across 23 cities