Ola to create over 10,000 entrepreneurs backed by Govt of Haryana

Ola to invest Rs 350 cr over a period of 5 years to train men and women in entrepreneurial skills.

Published Date
28 - Jun - 2016
| Last Updated
28 - Jun - 2016
 
Ola to create over 10,000 entrepreneurs backed by Govt of Haryana

Ola has signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with the government of Haryana, to create over 10,000 entrepreneurs in the state. Ola will be investing Rs.350 crores over the next 5 years to train men and women and help them take their first steps towards becoming entrepreneurs. Ola will further help increase mobility in the state by introducing solutions such as Ola Auto, Ola Shuttle and Ola Bike and serve citizens across the state.

Pranav Jivrajka, COO of Ola said “We are proud to partner with the Government of Haryana to create more than 10,000 entrepreneurship opportunities across the state. To this end, we are planning to invest over Rs. 350 crore in Haryana over the next 5 years. We will work with the government to train and provide the right skill set to thousands of men and women across Haryana and help them take their first step towards entrepreneurship”

Sudhir Rajpal Managing Director, Haryana State Industrial Infrastructural Development Corporation stated ““Haryana is developing at a rapid pace. Our government recently introduced the ‘enterprise promotion policy’ for ease of doing business here. Ola's commitment to building mobility for citizens by using cutting edge mobile technology and by enabling entrepreneurship and skilling will be invaluable for the state’s growth. We are confident that our partnership with Ola will further accelerate government’s efforts of pumping the economic development of the state with a focus on skilling and creating entrepreneurial opportunities for tens of thousands of men and women across the state”

Recently, Ola introduced a new Operators App that made it lot easier for fleet owners to keep track and get real time information of all their cabs. It also launched a service to facilitate e-Richshaws in Delhi. Earlier this year they also launched free WiFi services to their cabs which offered users connectivity on-the-go.