Ola, announced the launch of company’s best-in-class mobility services alongside its larger transportation technology ecosystem in Aizawl.
The move follows the discussion with the Government of Mizoram to establish the need for Ola’s smart mobility solutions to ease traffic and lack of parking space in the city.
The company’s focus on micro-entrepreneurship has also received a positive response with over 200 drivers having signed up with them.
With this launch, they strengthening the transportation infrastructure in the city, users will benefit from seamless cashless payments via Ola Money and 24X7 access to transportation, giving citizens a hassle-free commute experience.
Ola has also tied up with financial institutions which cover free insurance and loans on reduced interest rates for budding driver entrepreneurs. Their driver partner offering has a proven track record of accelerating entrepreneurship and the company believes the Aizawl market is primed for this change.
Speaking at the occasion PU Lalsawta, Hon’ble minister for Finance, Government of Mizoram, said “Given the unique terrain, it is our constant endeavor to give residents of Aizawl a reliable and strong transport infrastructure. To achieve this, it is important to invest in a sustainable transport infrastructure that reduces congestion and offers a hassle-free experience. Ola’s expertise in city transport and technology will drive us towards this goal. Companies like Ola also helps boost entrepreneurship by giving people access to a comfortable livelihood that offers consistent earnings. We are certain that bringing India’s most popular transport platform to Aizawl will enhance the mobility experience for citizens and tourists alike.”
The launch of Ola in Aizawl is the company’s second public-private partnership in the North-East region this year, after Ola signed a MoU with Assam Transportation Department to pilot a river taxi service in Guwahati.