Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Ola- Ola Sets Up Industry First 'Safety Council'

By 121 News

Chandigarh 25th April:- As a part of its continuous endeavour of creating a robust mobility ecosystem, Ola, India's leading and one of the world's largest ride-sharing companies has set up a first-of-its-kind, Safety Council. Bringing together organisations and individual achievers from various sectors viz. urban transport, climate change, women's safety, security management, traffic management, and emergency management services, Ola's Safety Council would be a first for the ride-sharing industry, globally.

Aligned on the vision to create a safe, inclusive, and sustainable mobility by building and maintaining safety of the mobility ecosystem, Ola Safety Council will bring together members' knowledge, data, technology, and local networks and will focus on areas that will make the greatest impact. The council will also work alongside policy makers, state transport authorities, traffic police departments, and other relevant stakeholders to create solutions that enhance ride and road safety on Ola as well as the ecosystem at large.

Speaking on the formation of Safety Council, Nitesh Prakash, Sr Director, Operations at Ola said that ola as a safety first organisation, is proud to partner with eminent experts who have done exceptional work in public safety. Given the rich experience of safety experts backed by Ola's tech prowess and country wide reach, the industry first Council will further strengthen the mobility safety ecosystem in the country. The intent is to galvanize public-private partnerships through multi-stakeholder approach, bringing in measurable impact.