Hyderabad: State Minorities Finance Corporation has decided to implement ‘Driver Empowerment Programme’ in collaboration with Uber cab services to provide new cars to eligible drivers belonging to minority sections of the society.
The scheme, which is aimed at making the drivers become the owners of the cab they drive, will provide financial assistance to each driver, besides lending them placement assistance with the help of Uber. This means, the corporation will provide financial assistance to each driver, who is trained under the programme, to buy a new car so as to run it as a taxi by placing it with the Uber Cab services.
According to Managing Director Minority Finance Corporation the scheme aims at providing certificate course to unemployed youth in driving profession. Training will also be provided in road safety, vehicle maintenance and other affairs.
Minimum qualification of the candidates must be VIII class, age should be between 21 to 40 years. They should possess driving license issued by RTA on or before December 31. Eligible candidates can submit online applications between February 15 to 28 on http://tsobmms.cgg.gov.in. Only online applications are acceptable.