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Centre Nods To Drone Flight Operations Of Swiggy, Spicejet, 18 Others

The Aviation Ministry has approved a conditional exemption for drone flight operations of 20 entities including SpiceJet, Dunzo Air Consortium and Swiggy. The one-year exemption is granted under the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Rules, 2021, and the drones have been allowed to operate beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS). The 20 entities have been selected by a committee after evaluating the Expressions of Interest by 34 participants. … read-more

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 07:50 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Union Civil Aviation Minister, Swiggy, Dunzo, Flights

Courtesy: India Today

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Swiggy To Bear COVID Vaccination Cost For 2 Lakh Delivery Partners

Swiggy will bear the cost of COVID-19 vaccination for its nearly two lakh delivery partners. Announcing the decision on March 24, the company also stated to cover the loss of pay incurred due to the leave taken for vaccination. It said, in the primary stage, "5,500 of Swiggy's delivery partners, aged 45 and above will be eligible to opt-in for the vaccination." Swiggy is also pushing for prioritisation of delivery partners in the vaccination… read-more

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 09:42 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Swiggy, Delivery Partner, Covid -19, Vaccination

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Income Tax Dept Conducts Surveys At Offices Of Swiggy, Flipkart

Income Tax Department has conducted surveys at the head offices of Flipkart and Swiggy in its Bengaluru offices. Reportedly, about 20 officials have raided the offices for alleged tax evasion by their third-party vendors. The spokespersons of the companies have informed that the firms have extended their full cooperation by providing the officials with the necessary information. However, the IT officials have not released any statement… read-more

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 03:53 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Swiggy, Flipkart, Income Tax Department, Instakart

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Swiggy, Zomato Sees High Demand With Over 4,000 Orders Per Minute On New Year

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Swiggy, Zomato Flooded With Over 4,000 Orders/Minute On New Year Eve

The food delivery persons from Zomato and Swiggy struggled to cope with flooding orders on December 31 evening as the apps witnessed a record number of orders. While Zomato got 4,254 orders/minute, Swiggy received 5,500 orders/minute, doubling its new user base. Zomato CEO Deepinder Goyal said that it worked with 1,00,000 delivery partners to deal with the orders. Reportedly, the orders spiralled due to the restrictions laid by authorities to… read-more

Sat, 02 Jan 2021 - 11:40 AM / by Archita chakraborty


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Chicken Biryani Becomes Most Ordered Food On Swiggy In 2020

Chicken biryani became the most ordered food on online platform Swiggy. The fifth edition of Swiggy’s StatEATstics reported that over 3 lakhs new users joined the platform to order the biryani. However, the ratio of vegetarian and chicken biryani orders stood at 1:6. Masala dosa, paneer butter masala and chicken fried rice were next in the line. Swiggy also delivered over six lakh cakes during the pandemic.

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 08:45 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: food, Swiggy, Chicken Biryani, Food blogs

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Urban Company Tops In The List While Zomato Stays In Bottom

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Urban Company Working Condition Happiest; Swiggy, Zomato Worst

A report by FairWork India has declared that home service start-up Urban Company had the best working conditions for 'platform workers,’ whereas Zomato and Swiggy had the worst. The report has evaluated them based on five indicators - fair pay, conditions, contract, management and representation. While UC scored 8/10, Swiggy and Zomato settled with one. Acknowledging the low rank, Zomato founder said, "Zomato take full responsibility for our… read-more

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 05:08 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: ZOMATO, Swiggy, Urban Company, FairWork India, Working Condition

Courtesy: The Print


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Swiggy Stops Delivery of Grocery And Essentials In About 100 Cities

Online food delivery app Swiggy has shut its groceries, fruits, vegetables and other vital delivery facilities from about 100 cities, on its mobile application. The service rolled out during the COVID lockdown was curtailed after the restrictions were withdrawn. While it de-listed the stores from its app, it will continue its dark stores operation under Insta-mart brand. However people can still order groceries and other items through the… read-more

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 10:30 AM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Swiggy, Grocery Delivery, Lockdown, Swiggy Genie, Food Delivery

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Swiggy To Expand Over 125 Cities In India Under PM SVANidhi Programe

The popular food delivery mobile app Swiggy has announce to collaborate with 30,000 street food vendors around India, covering 125 cities. Under the Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor Aatmnirbhar Bharat scheme (PM SVANidhi)the company has already combined with 300 street vendors in collaboration with the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs. In the cities like Ahmedabad, Varanasi, Chennai, Delhi, and Indore, the street… read-more

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 04:12 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Swiggy, Street Food Vendors, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, PM SVANidhi

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Swiggy To Deliver Foods From Street Vendors Through PM SVANIDHI Scheme

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with online food delivery app, Swiggy, to deliver foods from street vendors under PM SVANIDHI scheme. The initiative will help thousands of vendors to develop their businesses in these trying times of the pandemic while adhering to the physical distancing norms. Reportedly, in the initial stage, Swiggy will run the programme for 250 vendors across five cities… read-more

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 07:31 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, Swiggy, Food Delivery, Street Vendors

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