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A 13-year-old from Delhi sells to carpool app Orahi

Published Apr 5, 2016, 7:40 pm IST
Updated Apr 5, 2016, 7:40 pm IST
Orahi has the largest user base for pure play carpooling service currently
 Orahi has the largest user base for pure play carpooling service currently

New Delhi: India's most trusted carpool app, Orahi announced its completion on the acquisition of, a platform to find partner to commute during the odd-even rule.

Started by Akshat Mittal, a 13 year old boy from Delhi, was implemented by the Delhi government. Post-acquisition, Orahi's combined user base will be 70,000 once it will completely acquire the domain. The company has entered into a long term partnership with Akshat Mittal and inducted him on their advisory board as a technical and domain expert. Orahi will in return provide mentorship on running carpool business.

Orahi has the largest user base for pure play carpooling service currently and post the acquisition it will provide better matching results for both Orahi and users.

This also adds flexibility to users in terms of increased number of carpooling options with 10 people travelling every minute in top 10 directions as this will provide both car owners and passengers to get enough options to carpool curtailing the wait time.

Elaborating on this acquisition further Founder and COO Orahi, Arun Bhati said, "This move will benefit all and Orahi users. Every new user addition adds to more carpool options for the community and eventually helps in curbing traffic and pollution for the city."

Happy with the acquisition, Akshat Mittal said, "I am happy that, will now be able to cater to a large number of commuters. The partnership will make an easy interface for travellers as they will have just one platform with a huge database to swiftly select from. I think I can contribute to Orahi as a part of advisory board and will add value in both technical and domain aspects."

Users from will be able to access (website and app) and carpool instantly. All current Orahi offers like "Every second ride free" and "one litre of free petrol for car owners everyday" will be extended to the new Orahi users. Orahi plans to organise a Live Twitter session for new users to connect directly with the founders of Orahi.

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