App-based taxi service provider Uber cabs signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tamil Nadu government to create over 30,000 jobs.
“The MoU is aimed at creating over 30,000 entrepreneurial opportunities for independent driver-partners, foster technological innovation”, Uber India said in a statement.
The company signed the MoU during the Global Investors Meet.
“Uber is pleased to announce our landmark partnership agreement with Government of Tamil Nadu to drive innovation, create tens of thousands of entrepreneurship opportunities and reliable transport options for people of this state”, Uber India President Amit Jain said.
“The state is leading the way in demonstrating how businesses can work side-by-side with governments to promote economic development and tech-based modernisation across cities,” he added.
Currently, Uber is present in 22 cities and has over 1.65 lakh driver entrepreneurs. It has over 35 per cent market share in India, the statement said.