Ola cabs launched its cab rental services in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar on Thursday to travel within the city.
Now customers can book a cab by logging on to the Ola website or by calling on 0674-3355335. They can also book the cabs by downloading the free OLA application for Android, iOS and Windows mobile phones. The app can be downloaded from www.olacabs.com/mobile.
The launch in Bhubaneswar also marks Ola’s entry into the state of Odisha.
The company has taken industry leading initiatives to ensure safety and security of passengers. After booking, details such as the cab driver’s name & phone number are immediately shared with the customer. The user can also share a link over SMS with friends and family for them to track the location of the cab in real-time.
OLA Sedan which includes vehicles such as Mahindra Logan, Maruti Swift DZire and Maruti Suzuki SX4 are available at Rs 49 for first two kilometres and will be charged Rs 15 per additional kilometre after that.
Similarly, OLA mini which includes vehicles such as Maruti Wagon R, Tata Indica and Nissan Micra can be booked by paying Rs 49 for the first two kilometres and would be charged Rs 12 per additional kilometre after that.
The company has over 250 cabs signed up in Bhubaneswar and plans to increase the number of cabs on its platform to 750 within the next 6 months.
The officials said OLA has signed up with licensed and verified drivers in the city to provide safety to customers.