How to Apply Driver cum Owner Scheme in Telangana  :Telangana government initiated many schemes after the formation of the state. One such scheme is ‘Driver cum owner scheme’. This scheme was actually launched in united Andhra Pradesh by then government for unemployed youth but it did not take off. After the formation of Telangana, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation recommended the chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao initiate it.

How to Apply Driver cum Owner Scheme in Telangana

Driver cum Owner Scheme in Telangana

Eligible unemployed youth is given Maruti Dzire cars under the ‘Driver cum owner scheme’. Young people who are interested in driving can utilize the opportunity and get hired by the government or private companies and also cab services. Here are the other details of the driver cum owner scheme.

Applying for Driver cum Owner scheme

Persons who are interested in applying for Driver cum Owner program must be between the age group of 21 to 35 years. They need to have a white ration card and valid driving license. It is required that they have an experience of three years as a driver. Fifteen percent of the project

cost need to be contributed by the applicant and he should tie up with the bank for eighty-five percent of a loan amount. Government of Telangana gives subsidy and this can vary depending on the caste of the applicant.

When there is a notification for applying to the Driver cum Owner program the applicant's need to approach the concerned GHMC officials and the documents that need to be submitted are white ration card, driving license gas bill/electricity bill or Aadhar card for residence proof and the caste certificate. Other documents required are voter card/PAN card and two photographs.

Under the Driver cum Owner scheme, unemployed youth including the SC, ST, and minorities will be given Maruti Swift Dzire cards and the loans are provided by banks. SC, ST candidates can get subsidies on the cost of the vehicle.The first phase of Driver cum Owner scheme was launched by the deputy CM of Telangana state and in this phase, 105 vehicles were distributed to the youth. In the second phase nearly 303 vehicles were distributed to the beneficiaries. Some of these were engaged in GHMC and some were hired by OLA cabs, Sky cabs, Dot Cabs etc. GHMC hired these for Rs. 25,000 per a month and the cab operators give a business between 45 to 60 thousand rupees per month.

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