Uber reiterates its commitment to driver partners in India; lau
Chennai, 09 January 2018: Uber, the world’s largest ridesharing company, today announced the launch of a Driver Loyalty Program for its most-tenured driver partners, Uber A-ONE, as a pilot in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi, Kochi and Chennai. This initiative is aimed to recognize the work and time that the driver partners have committed to the company. Driver partners are integral to Uber and have played an instrumental role in contributing to the future that Uber has envisioned - smarter cities. Thus this initiative awards and appreciates the most-tenured driver partners for their loyalty and support.
Commenting on the pilot launch, Pradeep Parameswaran, Head of Central Operations, Uber India said, “The Loyalty Program is our initiative to recognize driver partners who have made convenient, reliable and affordable rides at the push of a button a reality. We care for our driver partners and are aware of the special responsibility we have to do our best for the drivers who use the app to earn a livelihood. The Loyalty Program will extend both, experiential and monetary benefits, to our Uber A-ONE driver partners and is an effort to appreciate the loyalty and support extended by our most trusted and tenured partners. We hope that these efforts meaningfully impact and improve the driving experience thereby making driving for Uber the preferred choice.”
As part of the Loyalty Program, Uber A-ONE driver partners will have:
* Priority phone support
* Monetary Rewards
* Exclusive events
* In-car and In-App recognition
Moreover, apart from Kochi, Uber A-ONE driver partners in Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai will also have access to Priority lounges at Green Light Centres.
In August 2017, Uber rolled out India’s first ridesharing insurance program in partnership with ICICI Lombard General Insurance. The policy provides driver partners with free coverage for accidental death and disablement, hospitalization, and outpatient medical treatment in case of an accident while online on the Uber App and are available for trip requests, en route or on a trip with Uber. Furthermore, the company announced in-app products, partnerships and initiatives to enhance the driving experience with Uber easier, hassle-free and safer.