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Uber has provided free of cost food and trips globally. Flickr

Ride-hailing major Uber has provided 10 million (one crore) rides and deliveries of food globally to healthcare workers, seniors, and others in need, free of charge in 2020 so far, the company said on Wednesday.

The company’s annual analysis – ‘A Look Back at 2020: Year in Review’ also revealed that, in India, they have committed 180,000 free rides to state/local governments. They also partnered with the National Health Authority of India (NHA) to provide 100,000 free rides to healthcare workers.

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