Uber India on Thursday 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.

Uber refused to disclose the quantum of investment in the state. This agreement follows a Rs 300-crore fund to be deployed in Hyderabad to develop technological capabilities.

Uber is pleased to announce our landmark partnership agreement with the Government of Tamil Nadu to drive innovation, create tens of thousands of entrepreneurship opportunities, and provide safe, reliable transport options for people of this state. India is top priority for Uber and we are thrilled about the potential of this collaboration in our quest toward transforming urban mobility for hundreds of millions of commuters in India.” said Amit Jain, President of Uber India.

Currently, It has over 35 per cent market share in India, the statement said.

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