Amaravati: YSR Vahana Mitra scheme wherein a cash incentive of Rs 10,000 would be given to those drivers who own autos and cars will be launched on October 4.

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has promised during Praja Sankalpa Yatra, that all the self-employed auto and taxi drivers will get Rs 10,000 financial assistance every year. The motto of YSR Vaahana Mitra is “the amount could be useful for the drivers to repair, vehicle fitness, insurance expenses.”

The transport department has sent the YSR Vaahana Mitra applications to all the district collectors and the verification process will be completed by September 30.

Of the 1,75,218 applications received so far, 93,741 applications have been verified.

For the remaining applications, verification will be completed by September 30.

CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has shown special interest in YSR Vaahana Mitra and all the process related to this program is on a fast track.

The government has received applications through offline, online and directly to make the application process easy to the drivers.

Also, the applications have been available at the newly recruited village and ward volunteers.

Government asked all the applicants to submit the copies of aadhaar card, white ration card, vehicle registration certificate, driving license, the first page of bank passbook that doesn’t bear any loans. Only eligible drivers that submit required documents will be included in the YSR Vaahana Mitra scheme.

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