New Delhi, April 5: Zomato Co-founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal on Friday said that over 20,000 company's delivery partners across 31 cities are fully equipped to provide medical aid in roadside emergencies.

In a post on X, the CEO said that more than one lakh delivery partners have shown interest in receiving professional first-responder training (without any financial benefit). Zomato-Owned Blinkit Collaborate With Sony To Sell PlayStation 5 on Its Platform From Today.

"Few months back, we launched India’s first ‘Emergency Heroes’ programme to provide professional first-responder training to our delivery partners. Happy to announce that we now have 20,000+ delivery partners across 31 cities, fully equipped to provide medical aid in roadside emergencies," Goyal wrote.

"Empowered with the training, our delivery partners have already extended help and medical aid in several roadside emergencies," he added. Responding to Goyal's announcement, Ronnie Screwvala, serial investor and Co-founder/Chairperson of edtech platform upGrad, said that it's an "Innovation with Impact". Swiggy Instamart VP and Head SCM Karan Arora Steps Down, Announces New Venture With Karthik Gurumurthy.

Meanwhile, Zomato has registered Rs 125 crore in profit in the third quarter (Q3) of the current financial year -- an improvement of Rs 390 crore as compared to the same quarter last year. Its consolidated adjusted revenue grew 53 per cent year-on-year to Rs 3,609 crore in Q3 FY24.

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