UberSCHOLAR initiative started by world’s number one ridesharing company Uber under which Over 570 children of Uber driver partner has awarded with scholarship of worth Rs 50 lakhs across the country in Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, chennai, Pune and Kochi on the occasion of Children’s Day. The aim is to encourage and enable children of driver partner to educate them-self and create a brighter future.
Pradeep Parameswaran, Head -Central Operations, Uber India and South Asia, said, “We constantly aim to engage holistically with our driver partners and are cognisant of the special responsibility we have towards them. Through our uberSAMAAJ and other feedback channels we are aware that education for their children is an important aspiration for our driver partners. We are happy to be able contribute to this through the UberSCHOLAR initiative and enable educational opportunities for our driver partners’ children”.
Beside this Uber also hosted engaging events at Driver partner support center and distributed coloring books for their children. They also committed that Uber will help its driver partner not only enhancing their business but also lives of their families too, from providing free accidental insurance to eye check ups. Also they will introduce a ‘pause button to take a quick break and lunch and to make their work life easy and comfortable .