NEW DELHI: Delhi Cabinet on Friday permitted the scheme to present a monetary help of Rs 5,000 to auto and taxi drivers within the nationwide capital in view of Covid-19 pandemic. The one-time monetary assist shall be given to the individuals holding Public Service Badge and legitimate driving licence of para-transit autos (i.e. autorickshaws, taxis, Gramin Sewa, Phatphat Sewa, Maxi Cab, Eco-Friendly Sewa, e-Rickshaws and School Cabs, and many others).
In 2020, the AAP authorities had launched `78 crore as monetary help to greater than 1.56 auto-taxi drivers. The beneficiaries of the final 12 months scheme needn’t to re-apply as their account shall be credited straight into their Aadhar linked financial institution accounts.
Delhi at the moment has over 2.80 lakh PSV badge holders and 1.90 lakh allow holders who’re eligible for the scheme. The transport division has already made needed budgetary provisions for a similar, stated officers.“Delhi has been preventing this lethal second wave and the federal government is doing the whole lot it might probably to make sure the implications of a lockdown, particularly among the many every day wage labourers, together with auto/ taxi drivers, are stored to a minimal.
Transport, particularly autos, are the lifeline of Delhi, and I request everybody who’s eligible to avail of this help if you happen to haven’t already, everybody who is aware of an eligible para transit driver to assist them apply and attain out to us for any help,” Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot stated.