Mukesh Amban’s Reliance Industries has denied reports that it is going to start app based taxi service. PTI quoting company sources on Saturday reported that the company will not venture into “unrelated sectors” by launching an app-based cab service, Referring to a recent report that claimed Reliance Jio has ordered around 600 cars to launch its app-based cab service, the spokesperson denied it and said it was “wrong”. There were some rumours that the reliance industries are planning to start online taxi service compatible with its jio mobile
Speculations gained momentum after the Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio had announced a strategic partnership with car aggregator Uber to allow users pay for their rides through Jio’s prepaid wallet.
However, the company official clarified that Reliance Jio does not intend to go beyond enabling commuters to pay for their rides through JioMoney. Another official agreed with the spokesperson and told PTI that the company “has no plans to get into unrelated diversification”.