Long before taxi services with fancy apps started wooing commuters with special offers, discounts and customer-friendly moves, a 20-something auto driver in Chennai was winning over folks….
Annadurai, is 29 and plies a share auto on the Thiruvanmiyur-Sholinganallur route. His auto is equipped with wi-fi and mobile-charging point and he stocks a dozen-plus magazines and the newspapers of the day. He also has a tablet handy for Those who do not have smart phones.
Annadurai is a philanthropist-on-wheels. All teachers get free rides with him, as do nurses..
He is business-savvy, too, and has a loyalty programme. Every time a passenger boards his auto, he gets a token. Collect 20 tokens and you get Rs. 250 bonus.
Annadurai has become a Chennai icon since, and has given a Tedx talk (link given below), been interviewed more times than he can remember …
Quick to realize that the curiosity about him isn’t about to die down any time soon, Annadurai has launched his website (www.amazingauto.in).
A documentary has been taken on him by the name
“Redefining Customer Satisfaction & Experience”
“The Amazing Auto” Anna Durai
At 07.00 pm, on Friday, 24th June, 2016
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.