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Uber Announces 25k more free rides to HelpAge India for vaccinating the elderly

Jodhpur, 22 April 2021: Uber today announced that riders across the country have already utilized more than 60,000 free rides to get vaccinated at authorised centres in both government and private hospitals.

Eighty-six percent of these free rides have been utilized in Delhi NCR, thereby also providing renewed income-earning opportunities for drivers.

In continuation of its commitment to support India’s massive vaccination effort, Uber today also made public a partnership with HelpAge India, a leading national NGO, dedicated to serving the disadvantaged elderly.

Through this partnership, Uber will provide 25,000 free rides over the coming months to facilitate the vaccination of the vulnerable and disadvantaged elderly to and from the nearest vaccination centers in 19cities.

Speaking about Uber’s efforts, Prabhjeet Singh, President, Uber India, and South Asia, said, “I’m thrilled to see that 60,000 free rides have already been utilized by safety-conscious Indians. Today, we’re also joining hands with HelpAge India again, for supporting the vaccination of the disadvantaged and vulnerable elderly.

Speaking about the extension of the partnership, Madhu Madan, Country Head – Resource Mobilization, HelpAge India said, “We are delighted to partner with Uber India again for the Covid Vaccination drive.

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