When asked how long the company would like to continue to operate without taking its share, Jain said India was a core market for the company and they have a long-term commitment to this market.
Earlier, a group of cab drivers tried to disrupt the event that was organised to announce the partnership between Uber and Hyderabad Metro Rail. The taxi hailing app plans to open kiosks in 25 metro stations in the city for providing last mile connectivity as part of this collaboration.
Uber's chief operating officer Barney Harford had to leave the venue after the drivers association members stormed the place while protesting against low earnings and incentives.
Uber India president said that the headcount at Hyderabad Development Center would be increased 2-3 times from the present 150 employees in the course of next couple of years as they continue to invest in India operations.