Uber on Monday announced its support for the third phase of India’s vaccination drive with free rides worth INR 1 Crore for the residents of Kolkata.
Uber’s INR 1 Crore support package for the Government of West Bengal is a part of its recently announced pledge to support the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), State Governments and local NGOs with free rides worth INR 10 Crores across 34 Indian cities, including Kolkata.
The free rides can be utilized by everyone eligible for vaccination, to travel to and from the nearest authorized vaccination centre. These free rides can be obtained through easily redeemable promo codes, making travel to authorized vaccination hubs easier and safer.
In addition to supporting the vaccination drive, these free rides will further boost earning opportunities for Drivers on Uber’s platform during these challenging times.