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Uber is undoubtedly one of the world’s most popular and largest on-demand ride-sharing company. Today the company has announced the launch of Uber Care which is a first-of-its-kind comprehensive platform for thousands of driver partners who choose to drive using the Uber App.

The platform provides easy access to Term insurance from HDFC Life Insurance Company Ltd., a family health insurance program from Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd and driver partners can also avail micro-loan(s) from Supermoney. Uber Care facilitates driver partners across the country with access to a life insurance program with insured sums ranging from INR 2 lacs to 10 lacs from HDFC Life. Also, the program also includes a separate family health insurance coverage including the driver partner, his/her spouse and first two children from Reliance General Insurance. Driver partners can also access microloans within a range of INR 5,000 up to INR 25,000 at a monthly interest rate of 2% from Supermoney. With the introduction of Uber Care, the company aims to extend its support not just to driver partners but their families as well, providing them with financial security and stability.ubercarlogoFurther, Uber recently organized Uber SuperDay in India for the very first time, a unique driver partner appreciation event that offered exclusive products, services, discounts, and interactive experiences. This was part of a global initiative that the company undertook across a total of 40 cities in India, USA, Mexico, and Brazil.

Commenting on the launch, Pradeep Parameswaran, President, Uber India and South Asia said, “There can be no Uber without our driver partners, who are the centre of our business. Their safety and well being will always be our top priority. The roll-out of Uber Care to all driver partners in India is a major milestone for us and reiterates our commitment to the community. With the launch of this one-of-a-kind program, our goal is to be the preferred choice for anyone pursuing the opportunity of becoming a driver partner with Uber. We believe that Uber Care will give our driver partners and their families much more financial security and stability.”

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