Zomato has expanded its online ordering and food delivery services to 213 cities in India, with the launch in 17 new cities.
The company has mentioned in a statement that the newly launched cities include: Bulandshahr; Shahjahanpur; Solan; Palwal; Rewari; Machilipatnam; Nandyal; Bhimavaram; Ongole; Srikakulam; Kadapa; Kottayam; Kollam; Khanna; Gurdaspur; Ambur and Deoghar.
Zomato Founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal said, “Emerging cities are a major growth avenue for us and we expect them to constitute more than 50 per cent of our total order volume by the end of the year.”
He also added, “As the company grows, it is also trying to create value for everyone in the ecosystem. With 1.8 lakh delivery partners, we are creating jobs and skill-building opportunities for many in India. We are developing Zomato Kitchen hubs in smaller cities in India to drive growth for our restaurant partners.”
Zomato has around 1.8 lakh delivery partners in the country.