Rapido Bike to launch its operations in Shillong, is a Bengaluru-based organisation

Shillong, April 10: Rapido Bike to launch its operations in Shillong.  The registrations of bike riders who are known as “Captains” has already started and soon after the registering at least 100 Captains, Rapido will flag off its services in the city. Rapido is a Bengaluru-based organisation which offers a novel take on an age-old concept of transportation by replacing the conventional four-wheeler taxis with bikes.

The organisation wants to tackle the issues that commuters face due to heavy traffic conditions, especially during the morning rush hours. It offers commuters the alternative option of a bike instead of a car or public transport to navigate through traffic snarls quickly and reach your destination on time. India’s largest Bike taxi service, Rapido is now operational across 40 cities in India.

Mr Jeetesh, Regional Manager for Rapido, says, After Guwahati, we are now planning to start our operations in Shillong. This will be our second city in the North East. Shillong is a market where Rapido can get lots of solo travelers to travel around the city, this will also generate employment opportunities for both local male and female riders.” On an average a Rapido Captain (Riders) earn 25,000 in a month, added Jeetesh.

Mr Jeetesh said that people can sign up as Captains and earn a decent living. Apart from this, Rapido also stresses on the employment opportunities for people. To be a Rapido Captain, all you should have- a two-wheeler, an android phone, and a legal driving license. They can sign up as Captains and earn a decent living. Currently, many Rapido Captains in India earn up to Rs. 25K a month. Rapido offers its Captains a part of the cost of the ride, along with many other benefits.

 Rapido is a Bangalore based company who provides technology-based services for booking two-wheelers mobile application “Rapido”. Rapido’s services have been widely received in South India, and the company is looking to expand its reach across the country gradually. Rapido Bikes started its operation in the year 2015 and in just 4 years they have expanded the operations across the nation.

The organization has around 5,00,000 Captains in the country, including women. Rapido takes extreme care of its passengers as well as captains. They have a dual helmet policy where the helmet will be provided to both – Captain and the passenger for their safety and security. Also, shower caps are provided to passengers for their personal hygiene.

The app has GPS, live tracking, SOS and live chat facilities too. It has an option for the users to share their ride with their trusted contacts. Moreover, all the rides with Rapido are insured, your insurance cover begins the second you are seated and ends when you reach your destination.

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