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Is Adani Going To Work With Uber? Gautam Adani meets Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, and suggests working together

Mumbai: During his visit to India on Saturday, businessman Gautam Adani met Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. This meeting prompted a conversation about potential future partnerships between Adani Enterprises and Uber.

The leaders thanked one another for their efforts in their respective sectors and shared tweets about their meeting.

“Very interesting conversation with Uber CEO @dkhos. His goals for Uber’s growth in India are very motivating, particularly his dedication to enhancing the status of Indian drivers. Looking forward to working with Dara and his team again in the future! Adani said on X in a post, “#UberIndia.”

The CEO of Uber acknowledged that he had a “absolutely terrific conversation” with Gautam Adani over breakfast. He was pleased with the mobility service provider’s pledge to quicken India’s shift to electric vehicles.

Even though Adani also shared photos from the meeting, none of the leaders disclosed where it was held.

Over a delectable brunch, I had an amazing discussion on India’s remarkable progress and burgeoning entrepreneurship with @gautam_adani. In response to Adani’s tweet, Dara said, “@Uber is committed to scaling up shared mobility and accelerating the transition to EVs—looking forward to take our partnership to the next level.”

Uber CEO Visits India
Ever since last week, the CEO of Uber has been visiting India. Additionally, Uber and Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to investigate integrating the two organizations in order to increase the variety of mobility options available on the Uber app.

Uber and ONDC Memorandum of Understanding
Uber hopes that its new collaboration with ONDC, a non-profit private company set up by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade of the Indian government, would help them achieve their goal of offering all Indians reliable, secure, and affordable trips.

Khosrowshahi also took part in a Bengaluru event where he spoke with Infosys Chairman Nandan Nilekani on “Building Population Scale Technology.”

Will Ola Be Affected by the Uber-Adani Collaboration?
It remains to be seen when the two conglomerates will declare their upcoming partnerships and if doing so would help Uber take against OLA in India after partnering with one of the country’s largest companies.

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