Mobycy, Gurgaon-based Green Tech startup has taken its dockless bicycling sensation to Chandigarh, by partnering with the Chitkara University. As part of the association, Mobycy will be installing its smart bikes in the vicinity of the campus, helping students efficiently move around the sprawling campus premises and nearby places. Furthermore, the dockless bicycles will be up for rent across various key markets and sectors of Chandigarh.
Mobycy had disrupted the mobility sector with the launch of its smart, dockless bicycles in December 2017. During the first month of its launch, the startup was actively involved in penetrating various popular regions in Delhi NCR, including Huda City Centre & Rapid Metro stations, North and South Campus of the University of Delhi, Amity University, Manav Rachna International University, Galgotia University, and more. With the Chandigarh launch of operations, Mobycy has successfully extended its reach from Delhi/ NCR regions and is further aiming for a rapid expansion in the City Beautiful.
Commenting on the latest development, Akash Gupta, Co-Founder of Mobycy said, “I am excited to announce our association with the Chitkara University, and a subsequent launch of operations in the City Beautiful, Chandigarh. While students will enjoy subsidized prices, even general commuters can opt for dockless bicycling, in order to cover shorter mile distances and safeguard our environment. Previously, in the first month of our launch, we have received an overwhelming response from our users in Delhi/ NCR. Hence, we look for an affirmative response from the students of Chitkara University and the residents of Chandigarh. We hope that people, in large numbers, would join our cause of seeing India as a greener, fitter, cycling nation.”
Mr. Sumeer Walia, Director, Chitkara University added, “Our association with Mobycy is part of our vision to extend the best atmosphere to our students. Students can now easily access this safe and eco-friendly mode of commute to access campus premises and the adjoining areas. The dockless bicycles by Mobycy support the cause of seeing a better, healthier environment and we wish the team all the best!”
The dockless bicycles by Mobycy need not be parked at the stations. Users cans imply download the Mobycy app and discover the smart bike in the vicinity. The smart bikes integrated with IoT smart locks and GPS tracking can be unlocked by scanning the QR codes from the app and upon the completion of rides, can be parked anywhere in the vicinity, with the only exception of gated communities and private compounds. The current model of Mobycy makes dock-less bicycling cheap at about Re 1 per hour ride, or less. Under the monthly plan, users will pay INR 99 for 2 hourly rides per day. Additionally, users will have to sign up using their Aadhaar identification and pay a nominal security deposit worth INR 399, which is completely refundable. Students can sign-up with their Student ID cards and pay subsidized security deposit of only INR 149.