As the New Year kicks in, the state government has brought about fluffing its first resolution seems like. It has reserved 5% of the new autorickshaw permits for women.
Under the decision, very soon, 60,000 new auto rickshaw permits will be issued across the state. “This will give women drivers a chance to explore a new medium to earn their livelihood,” said Transport Minister, Diwakar Raote
The last date for application is January 12. Till now the state has received 97 applications.