GAIL Gas partners with Uber to catalyse CNG ecosystem in India

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By Sarkaritel June 20, 2018 21:20


New Delhi, June 20, 2018: In a major fillip to the development of clean fuel ecosystem in India, GAIL Gas Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of GAIL (India) Limited, the pioneers of City Gas Distribution in India and Uber, the world’s largest ridesharing company, have entered into a strategic partnership to promote the usage of CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) across various cities in India. In the first leg, the initiative is being rolled out in Bengaluru and will subsequently be extended in other cities.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between the two companies during the inauguration of a GAIL Gas CNG Station at Hardware Technology Park, near Bengaluru airport in the presence of Shri B.C. Tripathi, Chairman & Managing Director, GAIL (India) Limited and Chairman GAIL Gas Limited by Shri A.K. Jana, Chief Executive Officer, GAIL Gas Limited and Shri Madhu Kannan, Chief Business Officer –Emerging Markets, Uber.

As part of this partnership, termed as “Hasiru Bengaluru” or “Green Bengaluru”, GAIL Gas CNG Stations and Uber will promote the adoption of cleaner fuels like CNG in Ubers in Bengaluru. As part of the agreement, GAIL Gas will provide free CNG to the first 500 cars joining under the program, capped at a maximum of Rs. 10,000 per car. GAIL Gas will be extending coupons to each of the participating Uber driver partners for Rs. 2500 per month for the first four months.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel June 20, 2018 21:20