Olacabs kick-starts service in Chandigarh

Written by Charanjit Ahuja | Chandigarh | Updated: Jul 24 2014, 21:13pm hrs
Chandigarh today became 9th city after Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi NCR, Chennai, Pune, Goa, Jaipur and Hydrabad where Olacabs has kick-started its service enabling customers to book cabs with first of its kind mobile application, through online mode or calling a dedicated number.

Anand Subramanian, Director-Marketing Communications told here today that as an introductory offer, customers in Chandigarh can book sedans for just Rs 99 to cover a distance upto 10 kms. After the introductory offer valid for first 20 days from launch, the customers can book cabs through Ola at Rs 18 per km for travel in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula. The cabs can be booked through Olacabs mobile application or through a dedicated number 017233553355. The company plans to have 250 cabs on the platform in Chandigarh by the end of this year.

Subramanian said that Ola which was founded by IIT Mumbai alumni Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhatt and it started operations in year 2011. By now it has over 11,000 cabs on its platform in 9 cities across the country. It plans to have operations in 20 cities by the end of this year including Ludhiana in Punjab, Gujarat, Kochin and Ahmedabad.