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Govt issues 19,000 learner’s licences to e-rickshaw drivers

Workers have also been asked to administer an oath to observe occupational safety in order to avoid accidents.

About 19,000 learner’s licences were issued to e-rickshaw drivers in special camps held by the Delhi government at 13 motor licensing offices across Delhi, the government announced on Monday.

A government spokesperson said the main thrust of these camps was to facilitate the issuance of e-rickshaw learning licences along with receiving of applications for issuance of PSV (public service vehicle) badges.

The government’s Labour department also organised health camps for industrial workers on Tuesday at G T Karnal Road Industrial Area and Udyog Nagar Industrial Area.

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A camp will also be held at Okhla Industrial Area, Naraina Industrial Area and Mayapuri Industrial Area on Wednesday, officials said.

As part of the national safety campaign, safety workshops are also being organised by the Labour department in these industrial areas.

Workers have also been asked to administer an oath to observe occupational safety in order to avoid accidents, the spokesperson said.

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