Continuing with its scheme of providing financial assistance for autorickshaws,which are being converted to run on CNG,the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) would hand over a cheque of financial assistance to 1,323 autorickshaw owners for installing CNG kit in their vehicle.
The PMC has launched the scheme to encourage autorickshaw owners to opt for environment friendly CNG fuel engine. It provides financial assistance of Rs 12,000 for every autorickshaw that is converted to run on CNG fuel.
The autorickshaw owner has to apply to get the benefit by submitting documents of RTO registeration,permit and license of the vehicle. There were 2,100 applications for the financial assistance,of which 1,650 applicants qualified. The assistance to 327 vehicle owners was given on December 26 last year while 1,323 would get the amount on March 27.