Auto-Rickshaw Drivers & Taxi Drivers For Covid-19 Scheme Application Status | Karnataka Rs 5000 Driver Scheme Application Form | Karnataka Driver Yojana Apply Online | Karnataka Driver Scheme Beneficiary List

The Chief Minister of the Karnataka, BS Yediyurappa announced 1610 Crore Compensation Scheme (Karnataka Driver Yojana). This will help those people in distress due to coronavirus lockdown. The Karnataka Government has agreed to provide one-time Rs 5000 compensation. This lockdown has affected everyone but Auto, Taxi Drivers are worse hit because they cannot go out and work. The beneficiaries of this program would be washer men, barbers, fishermen, drivers of Auto Rickshaw, taxi drivers and other communities. After release, you can download the Seva Sindhu App too. I am going to explain all details of this Karnataka Driver Yojana in this post.

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Highlights Of Karnataka Driver Yojana

NameKarnataka Rupees 5000 Scheme
Launched byChief Minister BS Yediyurappa
Official Website
Benefit Rs 5000
BeneficiariesWashermen, Barbers, Fishermen, Drivers of Auto Rickshaw, Taxi Drivers and other communities
Total BeneficiariesApprox. 7 Lakh drivers
Launch Date6 May 2020
Number of Beneficiaries60,000 washermen, 2,30,000 barbers and 7,75,000 auto, taxi and cab drivers

Eligibility Criteria

Following are eligible candidates who can apply for the Karnataka driver Yojana :-

  • Auto Driver
  • Cab Driver
  • Handloom
  • Manufacturer
  • Weavers
  • Washermen
  • Barbers
  • Fishermen
  • Flower Growers
  • Framers
  • Small and Medium Enterprises

Driver – He must have the PSV Badge(Public Service Vehicle).

Documents Required

Applicant need following documents to submit the application form under this scheme to get the benefits:

  • Vehicle Registration Certificate and Applicant’s Driving License
  • Voter ID Card
  • Registered Transport Driver Proof
  • Aadhar Card
  • Passport size photo
  • residence certificate

Aim Of Karnataka Driver Yojana

The primary Aim of Karnataka 5000 Rs Scheme is to give financial help. This will help people(Washermen, Barbers, Fishermen, Drivers of Auto Rickshaw, Taxi Drivers and other communities) during the lockdown.

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