Uber Current Affairs, GK & News
Ride-hailing companies such as Ola and Uber were directed by the Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA) to become convergence partners in the National Consumer Helpline (NCH). What is the need for convergence? Converges ensures better grievance redressal for consumers. It will also ensure compliance with Consumer Protection Act, 2019 and E-commerce Rules, 2020. What are ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The National Health Authority has partnered with Uber India to provide dedicated transport services to the health care workers that are involved in treating COVID-19 patients. The Plan UBER is to facilitate 150 free cars in the major cities such as Kanpur, New Delhi, Patna, Prayagraj, Ghazidabad, Noida and Lucknow. The facility is being launched ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Taxi hailing app Uber recently announced that it has integrated with the Himmat application of Delhi Police. Under this partnership, Uber and Delhi Police distributed nearly 1,000 Himmat QR Verification Cards to driver partners. The passenger can report their journey directly to the Delhi Police, by scanning the QR card via the app. They can ..
The Indian food delivery start-up firm Zomato has acquired the American multinational company Uber’s food delivery platform, Uber Eats, in India. As per media reports, Uber gets a 10 percent ownership in Zomato along with a USD 350 million (Rs 2,485 crore) all-stock exchange. After the acquisition, Uber Eats will discontinue its operations in India. ..
To develop Electric Air Taxis, US ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Incorporated and South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor has collaborated, which will focus on making small self-flying cars that will help in reducing urban congestion and designed to carry up to four passengers along with a pilot and fly on trips of up to 60 miles ..
The US Technovation Challenge is the world’s largest technology and entrepreneurship programme for girls which runs across 100+ countries. It is supported by Salesforce.org, Google.org, the Adobe Foundation, Uber, Samsung, BNY Mellon as well as UNESCO, the Peace Corps and UN Women. The competition was recently held in San Francisco. In it, from India, the ..