New Delhi: Ola, India’s largest taxi aggregator recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Maharashtra, to skill, develop and create opportunities for entrepreneurship for 1,00,000 youth in the state.
The MoU, which will also take into consideration the employment of women, will work towards skilling people to be independent driver-entrepreneurs over the next five years.
The company will work closely with the Maharashtra Government to expand its network of driver owned cabs across multiple categories like Micro, Mini, Prime etc.
The Government will also work with Ola towards making concerted efforts in providing the right training infrastructure and technology framework to make a meaningful difference in the current employment scenario.
According to Pranay Jivrajka, Chief Operating Officer at Ola, “As India’s most preferred mobility platform, we are committed to building a favorable ecosystem that will enable skilled professionals who can further transform into driver-entrepreneurs.”
“The Government’s focus on development and skilling is very encouraging and we are thrilled about this partnership to help thousands of youth in the state grow as entrepreneurs and advance our mission of enabling mobility for a billion Indians,” added Pranay.