Uber partners with Indian Coast Guard for exclusive mobility solutions

Uber's ride-sharing technology will seamlessly integrate into the operational framework of the Indian Coast Guard through Uber for Business.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 15 Dec 2023 Views icon1068 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp
From Left to Right- DIG Narendra Singh, Principal Director (Administration) with Abhinav Mittoo, Sr. Country Manager, Uber for Business, Uber India, South Asia & Egypt

From Left to Right- DIG Narendra Singh, Principal Director (Administration) with Abhinav Mittoo, Sr. Country Manager, Uber for Business, Uber India, South Asia & Egypt

Uber India has announced an exclusive partnership with the Indian Coast Guard, a crucial entity in safeguarding the nation's seas. The collaboration seeks to revolutionise maritime mobility solutions, providing efficient, reliable, and secure transportation for the official travel and daily commutes of Indian Coast Guard officers, staff, and their families across the country.

In this alliance, Uber's ride-sharing technology will seamlessly integrate into the operational framework of the Indian Coast Guard through Uber for Business. This innovative approach underscores the Coast Guard's commitment to embracing modern solutions for transformative change, enhancing the overall travel experience for its dedicated personnel.

Abhinav Mittoo, Sr. Country Manager, Uber for Business, Uber India, South Asia & Egypt, stated, "Uber for Business is thrilled to join forces with the Indian Coast Guard to address the travel requirements of our officers and their families. Through this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), we aspire to play a key role in advancing the Indian Coast Guard’s vision of leveraging technology for impactful and transformative progress.”

DG Rakesh Pal PTM, TM, Director General Indian Coast Guard, emphasised the significance of this partnership in meeting the evolving travel needs of officers, personnel, and their families. He highlighted Uber's commitments, including the provision of a dedicated Uber account for Indian Coast Guard personnel, offering exclusive benefits such as zero cancellation fees, access to premium ride categories, and premium customer support.

DG Rakesh Pal asserted, "This collaboration transcends mere transportation; it's a resolute commitment to fortify the well-being and convenience of our dedicated personnel, including our esteemed veterans and their families. As guardians of our coasts, this partnership signifies our unwavering dedication to adopting modern solutions for the benefit of our officers, veterans, and the extended Coast Guard family."

DIG Narendra Singh, Principal Director (Administration), added that the partnership extends its focus not only to active-duty personnel but also to veterans and their families, recognising their continued contribution and sacrifice. With the aim of providing an unmatched and reliable travel experience, Uber's advanced ride-sharing technology integrated into the operational fabric of the Indian Coast Guard will facilitate efficient and reliable transportation, ensuring a hassle-free experience for Coast Guard personnel and their families.

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