Jaipur, September, 2020.
With the completion of 3 glorious years of operating in Jaipur, Rapido has emerged as one of the most preferred rides of the city. Clocking a 70% Y-o-Y growth, the city contributes 80% to overall demand from the state, making it the top contributor, followed by Kota and Udaipur. Currently, Rajasthan contributes around 10% of Rapido’s pan India demand.
As the largest bike taxi player and the 3rd largest ride-hailing platform in India, Rapido has been revolutionizing the concept of ride-sharing in the country and made intra-city travel much accessible, affordable and convenient. The platform has servedmore than 8 lakh customers and has been catering to over 1 lakh Captains in Jaipur.
The frequency of people using Rapido has seen widespread growth in the last three years in Jaipur. Students, tourists, working professionals, housewives, senior citizens from the city exhibit an inclination towards adopting Rapido as one of their preferred choices of ride.The platform has also witnessed a growth of 30% in its female customer base. Providing economical, high quality ride facilities for daily commuters, Rapido receives 5000 new customers on a daily basis.
Meanwhile, Rapido has been a means of livelihood to over 90,000 Rapido Captains from Jaipur alone. So far, 5,000 Captains have earned more than INR 9 lakhs, 10,000 Captains have earned more than INR 7 lakhs. 25,000 Captains have already earned more than INR 5 lakhs. Voluntarily, people from all walks of life are working as a Captain either full time supporting their families or part-time managing dual responsibilities.
Identifying Rapido’s growth report in the past three years, Sindhi Camp, Gopalpura and Lalkothi were marked among the popular ‘Rapidoed’ spots in Jaipur.