Journey-hailing main Ola on Tuesday introduced that it’s waiving away lease leases, akin to an EMI, for driver companions who function automobiles owned by firm’s subsidiary, Ola Fleet Applied sciences underneath its leasing programme.
“We are able to verify that we’re totally waiving away lease leases, akin to an EMI, for driver companions who function automobiles owned by Ola’s subsidiary, Ola Fleet Applied sciences underneath its leasing programme,” the corporate mentioned in an announcement.
“Driver-Companions who’re presently in misery because of the momentary lockdowns to arrest the contagion of COVID-19, will stand to learn with the diminished financial burden throughout these instances,” it added.
Beneath its leasing programme, Ola gives drivers an choice to take a long-term lease for a automobile by charging a deposit and a day by day rental quantity between Rs 700-Rs 1,150 relying on town and automobile mannequin leased. On the time of leasing, Ola Fleet Applied sciences prices Rs 4,000 as non-refundable cost and Rs 21,000-Rs 31,000 as refundable safety deposit relying on the car sort.
“Additional our advantages on insurance coverage for drivers and their spouses in opposition to lack of revenue as a result of contraction of COVID-19 in addition to different medical assist throughout this time, will proceed to be provided to all our driver-partners throughout the nation,” mentioned the corporate.
Earlier, the corporate introduced that each one its eligible driver-partners and their spouses if identified optimistic for COVID-19 shall be coated by a sum of Rs 30,000 underneath which they’ll obtain a compensation of Rs 1,000 per day for a most of 21 days.
This quantity will embody hospital and residential quarantine prescribed by a professional medical practitioner, as authorized by the Authorities norms now and again.
Drivers could make a declare for this compensation for themselves and (or) their partner by offering applicable medical paperwork.
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