Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar

The Punjab government has announced the launch of its flagship ‘Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar’ scheme by flagging off over 100 uber MOTO bikes. 
i. Under the scheme the state government will be providing commercial two wheelers and four wheelers to                         unemployed youth at subsidised rates.
ii. The scheme aims to generate job opportunities for youth and providing better mobile transport in Punjab.
iii. In its first phase the Uber bike taxis will run in Mohali, ludhiana, Zirakpur  and Kharar regions of Punjab.

Highlights of Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana

  1. 1 Lakh taxis and commercial vehicles per year at subsidized rates.
  2. No collateral for loan and 5 year repayment period.
  3. Tie-up with Ola and Uber taxi operators.
  4. Reconstruction of 22 district transport offices.
  5. Overhaul of the four RTA offices at Patiala, Jalandhar, Ferozepur and Bathinda.
  6. Completely transparent process for allotment of permits.
  7. Applications for driving license to be invited through online portal SAARTHI.
  8. Vehicle registrations to go online through VAAHAN web portal.

The main objective of Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana is to provide jobs to the jobless youth and an opportunity to make them self reliant. The new draft transport policy will also open up permits for jobless youth to help in efficient implementation of Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana.