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Green Delta, Pathao sign deal for insurance coverage in ridesharing


Published : 22 Oct 2021 09:49 PM

Pathao, a ridesharing platform, has launched an insurance program in partnership with Green Delta Insurance, to ensure a safe commuting experience for all users, riders and captains on the National Road Safety Day.

Under the insurance policy provided by Green Delta Insurance, Pathao users, riders and captains will receive coverage  in case of accidents while using Pathao rides. The coverage includes out-patient expenses, hospitalization expenses, permanent disability, and accidental demise up to BDT 100,000. 

Pathao already offers several features to ensure safety, such as GPS tracking, necessary information of passengers, riders and captains, VoIP call, emergency button to directly connect with National Emergency service, 24-hour in-app support of dedicated Incident Response Team (IRT), trusted contacts that helps passengers, riders and captains to share their trip details with their family and friends while they are on the move, so that they feel safe and connected. 

Commenting on the launch Fahim Ahmed, President of Pathao said, “This announcement emphasizes our commitment to protect our users, riders, and captains, and provides them peace of mind as well as financial support.”

Farzanah Chowdhury, Managing Director & CEO of Green Delta Insurance said, “We are very happy to announce the insurance solution in collaboration with Pathao for providing financial compensation in case of medical treatment, permanent disability and accidental demise of passengers, riders and captains.”