Uber, a popular ride-hailing platform has temporarily suspended its services in India. Cities, where services have been limited, include Delhi NCR, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, thereby complying with the Indian government directives to limit movement for reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus in the region.
Others cities from Gujarat include Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot; from Andhra Pradesh – Tirupati, Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam; Jharkhand – Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi; Karnataka – Mysore, Mangalore; Maharashtra – Nagpur, Pune; Punjab – Amritsar, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Ludhiana; Rajasthan – Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur; Uttar Pradesh – Agra, Bareilly, Kanpur, Lucknow, Prayagrai, Varanasi and West Bengal – Asansol, Durgapur and Siliguri.
The company stated, “Uber services across India have been affected. This means that while we will continue to offer services to meet the essential and urgent travel needs of many communities we serve, some or all of Uber’s rides services will not be available until further notice.”
The brand’s additional services such as Uber Pool and Uber Intercity services have also been suspended across the country.
Another ride-hailing app – Ola has also announced to shut its operations in India. Earlier, the company suspended its Ola Share category until further notice.