Cab hailing app Uber has expanded operations in four more cities of Ajmer, Jodhpur Udaipur and Mangalore, taking the total to 26 towns in the country.
The company said the launch comes after it signed an MoU with the Rajasthan government early in November to provide 35,000 new entrepreneurship opportunities, contribute to technology-related skills training and smart city initiatives and a commitment to launch its ride-sharing service in the state. Mangalore will be the third city in Karnataka where Uber has launched its operations.
“Since our launch in Jaipur in August 2014, we ve got great feedback and support from our riders, with a growing demand in other cities. We are looking forward to mobilize the skilled labour market by providing thousands of entrepreneurship opportunities on our platform,” Gagan Bhatia, GM, Uber India (North) said in a statement.
US-based Uber in July this year had announced to invest USD 1 billion (about Rs 6,400 crore) in India in nine months to expands operations in the country.
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