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Ola launches benefit programme for its autorickshaw drivers

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

Cab aggregator today launched Auto Unnati- a comprehensive programme for its autorickshaw drivers offering themChalo Befikar scheme, family initiatives and performance-based financial benefits.

The company said in a press release thatAuto Unnatiis Olas first such programme intended to create a robust financial cover and business assurance plan that enables a healthy professional ecosystem for it autorickshaw drivers and enhances their entrepreneurial journey.

Olas in-trip programme Chalo Befikar (Move tension-free) for auto partners is an industry-first initiative that provides a cover of INR 5,00,000 at zero-cost forevery Auto partner, said the company.

It added that the programme entails daily benefits in case ofhospitalisationto cover business losses, takes care of outstanding auto loans, and childrens education.

This program will help in achieving a sustainable livelihood, benefiting the partners and their families.

Starting in Bengaluru, Chalo Befikar will be rolled out in a phased manner to different cities in the coming months, the company said in the press release.

Siddharth Agrawal, Auto category at said,Auto Unnati is a milestone programme in the same direction that will offer better financial and emotional stability for thousands of auto drivers in Bengaluru.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 20:10 IST
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