Ola Offers Coverage of up to Rs. 30,000 for Driver-Partners and their Spouses Affected by COVID-19

News Desk, News Nation 360 : Ola, India’s largest mobility platform and one of the world’s largest ride-hailing companies, today shared that it would cover loss of income for driver-partners and their spouses in case they test positive for COVID-19. This unique offering tailor-made for Ola driver-partners across India will help secure the financial interest of their families from the effects of the ongoing pandemic. Speaking on the comprehensive offering for driver-partners, Anand Subramanian, Spokesperson and Head of Communications, Ola, said that the outbreak of COVID-19 poses a risk of impacting the health and livelihoods of millions across the country including that of their driver-partners and their families. Through their tailored insurance

offering, they are able to help driver-partners and their spouses, through assured financial support if they are diagnosed with COVID-19. In addition, through access to free medical help for all driver-partners and their families, they aim to ensure their personal health and wellbeing. The company has also partnered with a leading Online Doctor Consultation App, Mfine, to provide free medical help for driver-partners and their family members. Every driver-partner can unlock three free doctor consultations through the Mfine platform which they can avail for themselves or their family members with a special code. Mfine brings over 500 leading doctors from across India on its platform, allowing users to consult online instantly with a few clicks, without having to risk physically visiting a clinic or hospital during this time. This coverage comes in with immediate effect and is available for all Ola driver-partners in India across all categories including Ola Bike, Ola Auto, Ola Rentals and Outstation. All eligible Ola driver-partners and their spouses shall be covered by a floater sum of Rs. 30,000 under which they can receive a compensation of INR 1000 per day for a maximum of 21 days for an individual from the date  of a positive diagnosis for COVID- 19. This will include hospital and home quarantine prescribed by a qualified medical practitioner, as approved by the Government norms from time to time

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Report : Anustup Kundu

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