Now, RTA mulls pension for autorickshaw drivers
The Regional Transport Authority (RTA) will meet this week to give a push to its proposal of providing pension to autorickshaw drivers in the city, which it has forwarded to the state government before the assembly polls.
In an attempt to provide some relief to autorickshaw drivers in the city, the RTA had recently taken a decision to provide pension to licensed autorickshaw drivers who are above 55. With this, nearly 60,000 licensed autorickshaw owners or drivers will be able to enjoy the benefit of a pension. This scheme will also address the concerns of the licensed autorickshaw owners/drivers in Solapur.
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