Punjab govt. is going to start Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme 2021 for unemployed youth. Under this Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana, the state govt. will provide subsidy on purchase of vehicles. The main objective is to create Rojgar or self employment opportunities to enable people to earn their livelihood. All the jobless youths can now avail subsidy on loans for purchase of 3 wheelers / 4 wheelers vehicles.
Punjab Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme 2021
The modalities of Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme 2021 have been worked out by the state government of Punjab. The study of model of state like Maharashtra, Karnataka and West Bengal is being carried out where subsidy on purchase of vehicles is given for self employment is provided.
The revamped version of Apni Gadi Apna Rojgar Scheme is launched because the eligible beneficiaries were finding it difficult to arrange the margin money and get the vehicle financed from banks. Earlier, the Department of Employment Generation and Training had entered into agreement with web based cab providers like Ola / Uber and vehicles were to be arranged by the driving partners at their own cost.
Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme Apply Online
All the jobless individuals will get subsidy on purchase of 3/4 wheeler vehicles for self employment under Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme 2021. The finance department has accepted the proposal of dept. to run Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana on pilot basis. Punjab govt. will soon start the process of inviting Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme apply online form 2021. Check the application form for pilot project of scheme in Ludhiana district through the link –
Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana Registration / Application Form
Punjab govt. will launch this scheme on pilot basis in Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala and Ropar cluster including Mohali and Fatehgarh Sahib. In the 1st phase of Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme, subsidy will be provided for purchase of 600 cars. The state govt. has entered into an agreement with Uber. The total no.of vehicles to ply in these districts is fixed as per the demand study conducted by Uber. Dept. will invite Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana Online Application Form 2021 from potential beneficiaries.
At the opened page, click at the Application Performa for the AGAR Scheme of Ludhiana district link or directly clickto open the Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme online application form:-
Applicants can download this Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme application form in PDF format, fill all the required details anf submit it to the concerned authorities. The eligible beneficiaries will be selected for Apni Gaddi Apna Rojgar Scheme by the respective district committee. This committee will comprise of deputy commissioner, district employment generation and training officer, representatives of Punjab State Co-operative bank and Uber.
District Wise Number of Vehicles in Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme 2021
As per the information, the state govt. of Punjab will run these number of vehicles in various districts which are as follows:-
|District Name||Number of Vehicles|
|Ropar Cluster including Mohali and Fatehgarh Sahib||400|
Punjab Apni Gaddi Apna Rojgar Scheme Subsidy Benefits for Jobless Youth
The state govt. of Punjab will provide subsidy for 3/4 wheelers in the following manner to unemployed youth:-
- 4 Wheelers – 15% of total “On Road” cost of four wheeler vehicle or Rs. 75,000 (whichever is less).
- 3 Wheelers – 15% of total “On Road” cost of three wheeler vehicle or Rs. 50,000 (whichever is less).
- 15% of the total cost is to be borne by the unemployed candidate
- The remaining amount would be financed by the Punjab State Cooperative Bank.
As many as 30% of total vehicles loans have been reserved for applicants from scheduled caste (SC) category.
Beneficiaries Selection in Apni Gaddi Ana Rozgar Yojana 2021
The applicants will be selected on the merit basis i.e on the basis of marks obtained out of total 100 marks. The marks distribution for Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme is given below:-
|Driving Experience (Licence Holding Duration)||Marks|
|0 to 3 years||20|
|Above 3 years to 6 years||25|
|Above 6 years to 9 years||30|
|Above 9 years||35|
The maximum marks under educational qualification section is 35, driving experience section is 35 and interview is 30 which totals to 100.
Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates must follow the given eligibility criteria to become eligible for subsidy under Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme 2021:-
- The age of the applicant must lie b/w 21 to 45 years.
- Applicant should possess valid driving license for commercial 4 wheelers or 3 wheelers vehicles.
- Applicant must be a resident of the district where application is submitted.
Selected beneficiaries of Punjab Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Scheme 2021 will have to repay equated monthly installments (EMI) to bank as per the agreement. In case any applicant fails to remit EMIs, the banks will act as per the rules to recover balance amount.
Apni Gaddi Apna Rojgar Scheme 2021 Funds Allocation
Punjab govt. has earmarked a budget of Rs. 5 crore for implementation of Apni Gaddi Apna Rojgar Scheme 2021. The fund amount would be transferred to Punjab State Cooperative Bank for using as margin money. The steps taken by the Punjab govt. will provide self employment opportunities to those who wants employment in transport sector. This scheme will be replicated in other parts of the state after evaluating the outcome of pilot project.
Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana Announcement
Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana is a new scheme announced by the Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amrindar Singh. Under the scheme, teh state government will provide taxis to jobless youth at subsidized rates. The Punjab government has tied up with two largest taxi operator companies in India, Ola and Uber. The state government will put the scheme under the new draft transport policy which will be launched in coming weeks.
Taxi Subsidy Scheme for Jobless Youth in Punjab
In its election manifesto, the congress government has promised to the jobless youth of Punjab to provide 1 Lakh taxis, commercial light commercial vehicles and other vehicles every year at subsidized rates. These vehicles will be provided under the Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana with no collateral requirement for the loan.
Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana Objective
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.
The taxis would be provided at subsidized rates and no collateral would be required for the loan for purchasing the taxi. The loan repayment period would be 5 years under the scheme.
Highlights of Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana
- 1 Lakh taxis and commercial vehicles per year at subsidized rates.
- No collateral for loan and 5 year repayment period.
- Tie-up with Ola and Uber taxi operators.
- Reconstruction of 22 district transport offices.
- Overhaul of the four RTA offices at Patiala, Jalandhar, Ferozepur and Bathinda.
- Completely transparent process for allotment of permits.
- Applications for driving license to be invited through online portal SAARTHI.
- Vehicle registrations to go online through VAAHAN web portal.
Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana will definitely help jobless youth in making them self reliant. The scheme is expected to receive a great response after it is launched.
It is not clear if the applications for the subsidy on vehicles would be invited either through online or offline mode. However, keep watching this page for latest updates on “Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar Yojana” taxi subsidy scheme of Punjab Government.
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