Since its inception five years ago, the company has received an overwhelming response from tier 3 and 4 cities, allowing it to successfully penetrate even the smallest markets across the country, it added.
Among others who have made it to the list are Akanksha Swarnim, the founder of Delhi-NCR chapter of NGO UPAY, and filmmaker Samarth Mahajan, whose debut film 'The Unreserved' has won acclaim in national and international forums
The e-pharmacies told a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar that just like Swiggy does not require a restaurant license to deliver food, they do not require any license to deliver medicines to customers who purchase drugs online.
Jenifar J. Russel, a 38-year-old, reveals that his job as a food delivery executive has helped him connect with the city better. "Earlier I used to switch on the AC in my car and go to work. Now I'm aware of the pollution levels, potholes on road, traffic problems, parking issues, and foul smell arising from garbage dumping areas. Travelling on a two-wheeler gives me the real feel of the city," he says.
According to data sourced from Redseer Consulting, a Bengaluru-based consultancy firm, daily average order volumes on platforms such as Zomato, Swiggy, Foodpanda and UberEats, Faasos, Curefit, etc has surged 20 per cent during the ongoing IPL season, compared with the pre-tournament duration.
According to information sourced from business intelligence firm paper.vc and Ministry of Corporate Affairs, the board of Swiggy has amended its internal byelaws to prevent onboarding investors with stake in Uber or any of its entities.
Uber’s pull-back from food delivery in India, follows retreats from its ride-hailing business in China, Russia and, most recently, Southeast Asia, as the SoftBank-backed company prepares for a high-profile public offering later this year.