Rapido Bike an app based two wheeler passenger service shall soon launch its operations in Shillong. The service is expected to generate employment opportunity for the local male and female bike riders in the city along with boost to the Meghalaya tourism. It will be a big relief for the people to reach their respective places on time defeating the traffic.
The Regional Manager for Rapido informed, ‘After Guwahati, we are now planning to start our operations in Shillong. This will be our second city in the Northeast. 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) earns 25,000 in a month he added.
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 now operational across 40 cities in India.
Rapido services have been widely received in the states 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. The organization has around 5, 00,000 Captains in the country, including women.