Delhi: Uber is set to start accepting Uber vehicles from April 1 in the capital, according to a report on Monday.
The news was first reported by The Times Of India.
The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) said Uber vehicles will be available for hire from 1 April at its Delhi-Bengaluru route, the first such service to start in the Indian capital.
The news comes just weeks after Uber launched in Delhi on May 2.
The company said it has now expanded its service to 50 cities in 30 countries around the world.
The company said Uber drivers have been using its app to connect with customers, and are also offering rides to customers who have reservations.
The Delhi government said in a statement that it is keen to facilitate Uber’s rapid growth and offer a convenient service to citizens.
Uber will be the first to offer Uber services in Delhi.””
As a public transport provider, the DTC has been working towards establishing a partnership with Uber.
Uber will be the first to offer Uber services in Delhi.”
The company’s Delhi-Kolkata route, which includes several major metros, is a key transit hub for Delhi commuters, and was previously a taxi network.