Tag: Auto Drivers

MCC lends helping hand to auto drivers
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MCC lends helping hand to auto drivers

May 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: As a result of nationwide lockdown that brought the transport system to a standstill, among the severely affected included the auto drivers. A couple of Auto Drivers Associations had submitted a request to the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to help the needy members of their Associations who were finding it very hard to eke…

Rs.5,000 one-time financial incentive: Auto drivers demand relaxation in conditions
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Rs.5,000 one-time financial incentive: Auto drivers demand relaxation in conditions

May 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A fortnight after Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa announced a Rs.1,610 crore relief package for the distressed working class during COVID-19 lockdown, auto drivers of the city have demanded relaxation in conditions set by the Government for getting Rs.5,000 one-time compensation under the package. Speaking to ‘Star of Mysore’, Mysuru Autorickshaw Drivers Association President M….

Auto drivers seek financial support
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Auto drivers seek financial support

April 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Hit hard by the loss of income due to COVID-19 lockdown, the city auto drivers have sought financial support and ration from the Government. In a memorandum submitted to Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar at his office recently, Mysuru Autorickshaw Drivers Association said that there are nearly 30,000 auto drivers and owners in the…

Auto drivers express concern over their livelihood
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Auto drivers express concern over their livelihood

April 11, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With the entire country under COVID-19 lockdown, auto drivers, who are a vital cog in the movement of people, are now a worried lot as everything has come to a standstill following the lockdown. The auto drivers, who depend on passengers for their livelihood, are now looking at the skies wondering when the lockdown…

Auto drivers demand their inclusion in School Vehicles Safety Committee
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Auto drivers demand their inclusion in School Vehicles Safety Committee

August 19, 2019

Mysuru: Samyukta Karnataka Autorickshaw Owners and Drivers Welfare Association had organised a meeting of owners and drivers of autorickshaws and Light Motor Vehicles (LMV) yesterday at People’s Park in Nazarbad here. The participants sought inclusion of drivers while constituting the School Vehicles Safety Committee and also sought renewing the Fitness Certificate (FC) for vehicles which…

School van, auto drivers call off stir
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School van, auto drivers call off stir

July 17, 2019

Mysuru: The indefinite stir launched by drivers of school vehicles on Monday demanding an increase in the capping of the maximum number of children that can be ferried in autorickshaws and vans, was called off on Tuesday after a meeting with Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar. Claiming that the Traffic Police rules restricting the number…

School van, auto drivers’ indefinite stir from July 15
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School van, auto drivers’ indefinite stir from July 15

July 13, 2019

Association appeals authorities to relax SC order and come to their rescue Mysuru:  Refusing to follow the Supreme Court order that allows autos to carry only four children above the age of 12 and five if the children are below 12 and Omni Vans to carry six or seven children, the Mysuru City Private School…

Police sensitise auto drivers on guidelines
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Police sensitise auto drivers on guidelines

June 26, 2019

Mysuru: Soon after autorickshaws ferrying children to schools staged a protest at Oval Grounds this morning against the penalties levied by the Police for overloading their vehicles with children, the City Police held a meeting at City Police Commissioner’s Office to educate these drivers on the Department’s and Supreme Court guidelines. The meeting was chaired…

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