The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India has joined hands with taxi aggregator Ola to train aspiring drivers-partners.
Under a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two, the exercise aims to benefit 40,000 individuals/ Ola drivers-partners in safe driving over a period of three years, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.
The Maruti Ola Training Program will create entrepreneurship opportunities for aspiring drivers-partners as well as make urban transportation safe, reliable and convenient, it added.
The pilot phase of the initiative will be rolled out in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and NCR. The driving training programme will be gradually rolled out in Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Pune.
Commenting on the association, MSI Executive Director, Marketing & Sales R S Kalsi said, “We are glad that through this partnership with Ola, we will be able to expand quality driving training while creating opportunities for employment and entrepreneurship.”
He further said, “We target to train 40,000 individuals over 3 years.”
[Source:- gadgets. ndtv]