Ola plans to expand to every district in India over the next five years

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | October 18, 2016 12:18 IST

This announcement was made at the launch of India’s first state-of-the-art dedicated training centers for drivers in partnership with Rise India, NSDC and Ola.

Bhavish Aggarwal, CEO, Ola, India’s largest transportation platform, in the presence of Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Hon’ble Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, announced that the company will skill 50-lakh driver entrepreneurs on its platform by 2022.  This announcement was made at the launch of India’s first state-of-the-art dedicated training centers for drivers in partnership with Rise India, NSDC and Ola.
 
The announcement was part of Aggarwal’s address at the inauguration, which saw participation from other important Industry leaders and stakeholders such as Manish Kumar, CEO, NSDC and Ajay Chhangani, CEO, RISE INDIA
 
During the event, Rajiv Pratap Rudy called out the huge need for drivers in the country, and acknowledged Ola’s efforts in providing employment and entrepreneurship opportunities to thousands of aspiring driver-partners.

 

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