Uber partners NSDC, Maruti to skill 1 million by 2018

Posted on:17 Sep 2016 09:26:31
Uber partners NSDC, Maruti to skill 1 million by 2018
17 September 2016 Current Affairs: Transportation app Uber has launched a new initiative in partnership with Maruti and NSDC, for creating livelihood opportunities for one million people by 2018.

Under Uber SHAAN, the company will provide access to skill development and driver training to the unskilled.

The initiative will also help trained drivers receive commercial licenses, vehicle financing and leasing solutions.

Uber has about 4 lakh drivers on its platform in India, which is its second largest market in terms of trips taken after the US.

Uber and Maruti will conduct a 4-month pilot in Delhi/NCR, Hyderabad and Chennai and organise driver training and on-boarding programmes, which is required to join the Uber platform.

On completion of training and receipt of a commercial license, Uber will also offer vehicle financing and leasing solutions.

Uber will also support driver training, delivered through NSDC's training centres nationwide that promote skill building in the automobile sector.

Besides, Uber Partner Support Centres will provide soft skills training to existing and new driver partners in collaboration with NSDC.

Monthly Current Affairs

Current Affairs Section

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs

Current Affairs 2018 May

20 MAY
NEWS
19 MAY
NEWS
18 MAY
NEWS
17 MAY
NEWS

Current Affairs 2018 April

30 APRIL
NEWS
29 APRIL
NEWS
28 APRIL
NEWS
27 APRIL
NEWS

Current Affairs 2018 March

31 MARCH
NEWS
30 MARCH
NEWS
29 MARCH
NEWS
28 MARCH
NEWS