Ola signs MoU with Haryana govt to create 10,000 entrepreneurs in the state

Proposes Rs 350 crore investment over five years to bring more smart mobility solutions across the state


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India’s leading for transportation, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Haryana, to create over 10,000 entrepreneurs in the state. As part of the MoU, will invest Rs 350 crore over the next five years to skill and train thousands of men and women and help them take their first step towards entrepreneurship. Ola will also work with the state government to introduce innovative and customised mobility solutions like Ola Auto, Ola Bike, and across the state. The company will further build for local mobility needs using its technology to serve citizens across Haryana, giving them instant access to reliable and convenient mobility.

Sudhir Rajpal, Managing Director, HSIIDC said, “Haryana is developing at a rapid pace. Our government recently introduced the ‘enterprise promotion policy’ for here. Ola’s commitment to building mobility for citizens by using cutting edge mobile technology and by enabling entrepreneurship and skilling will be invaluable for the state’s growth. We are confident that our partnership with Ola will further accelerate government’s efforts of pumping the economic development of the state with a focus on skilling and creating entrepreneurial opportunities for tens of thousands of men and women across the state.”A state with the one of the highest per capita incomes in the country, Haryana is banking on technology and skill development among the youth for further development in the region. It is through focused training and skilling initiatives with the involvement of the Government and private enterprises such as Ola, that men and women in the state can realise their entrepreneurial dreams. Once trained, these individuals stand to benefit from Ola’s technology platform. Driver partners working with Ola across India have seen their incomes grow by as much as 40 per cent. In fact, more than 70 per cent of the drivers associated with Ola are entrepreneurs themselves.Pranay Jivrajka, Chief Operating Officer at Ola said, “We are proud to partner with the Government of Haryana to create more than 10,000 entrepreneurship opportunities across the state. To this end, we are planning to invest over Rs 350 crore in Haryana over the next 5 years. We will work with the government to train and provide the right skill set to thousands of men and women across Haryana and help them take their first step towards entrepreneurship.”

Jivrajka added, “We will also improve access to mobility in cities across the state by bringing on-board innovative transportation use cases like Ola Auto, Ola Share, Ola Shuttle, and many more, to complement the existing urban transportation system in Haryana.” Ola is currently present in five cities in Haryana including Gurgaon, Faridabad, Panchkula, Kurukshetra and Ambala and plans to expand its services in the region further. Ola’s portfolio of smart commuting solutions including multiple options in cabs, Ola Auto, Ola Bike and shared mobility solutions like Ola Share and Ola Shuttle are immensely popular among citizens across the state.

 

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