AP Auto Driver Scheme - Eligibility Criteria, Statistics, Application Status and Receipt Download

Updated on Apr 30, 2020

AP Auto Driver Scheme or YSR Vahan Mitra is a welfare scheme of the Andhra Pradesh Government. This scheme was launched by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Jaganmohan Reddy on 4th October 2019. The main aim of the AP auto driver scheme is to improve the standard of living of the taxi drivers, cab drivers and auto drivers in the state. Beneficiaries should read this article till the end to know more about AP auto driver scheme and latest updates related to it.

Name

AP Auto Driver Scheme or YSR VahanMitra

Type

Welfare scheme

Authority

Transport Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh

Launched

4th October, 2019

State

Andhra Pradesh

Beneficiaries

Self-owned taxi, auto, cab drivers

Last date for application

31st October, 2019

Mode

Online

Total budget

₹400 crores

Application portal

http://118.185.110.163/ysrcheyutha/

Important Dates

The applicants must keep in mind the following dates and events mentioned below:

Events

Dates

Start date of application process

14th September, 2019

Last date of application process

31st October, 2019

Beneficiary list

Released

Disbursement of amount to beneficiaries

Started

Eligibility Criteria

For receiving the benefits of the AP auto driver scheme, the applicants have to fulfil the following conditions mentioned below:

  • The auto/taxi/cab must be registered on the applicant’s name with the Transport Department.
  • The applicant must possess a driving licence to drive an auto/taxi/cab.
  • The applicant must be over 18 years old.
  • The applicant must be a resident of Andhra Pradesh.
  • The applicant must have residential proof.
  • The applicant should belong from below the poverty line.
  • The applicant must have a bank account.
  • The applicant must have an aadhar card, ration card and an income certificate.
  • The applicant has to register his/her mobile number.

AP Auto Driver Scheme Statistics

The statistics of the AP auto driver scheme are mentioned below.

Particulars

Statistics

Total Registered

239957

Total Verified

 239957

 Total Approved

236356

Total Sanctioned

 236344

Total Released

2363435

How to Check the Application Status?

After the successful submission of the application form, the applicants can check their application status through online mode by visiting the official website. Follow the steps mentioned below for viewing application status:

1. First, visit the official website of the Transport Department of Andhra Pradesh.

2. The homepage will appear where you will see ‘Financial Assistance to Owner-cum-Driver’ option, click on it.

3. A new page will open where you will find the ‘Application Status’ option if you scroll down. Click on it.

4. Then, a page will appear where you have to enter your application id and aadhar number and then click on the ‘submit’ button.

5. At last, the application status will appear.

How to Download the YSR Vahan Mitra Receipt?

Applicants can download the application receipt in the following steps mentioned below:

1. First, visit the official website of the Transport Department of Andhra Pradesh.

2. The homepage will appear where you will see ‘Financial Assistance to Owner-cum-Driver’ option, click on it.

3. A new page will open where you will find the ‘Download Receipt’ option if you scroll down. Click on it.

4. Then, a page will appear where you have to enter the applicant id and aadhar number and then click on the ‘submit’ button.

5. After submitting, the application receipt will appear on the screen.

6. Download the receipt and take a printout of it.

Beneficiary List

Once the application form is submitted, the application form will be verified by the transport authority, and they will prepare a beneficiary list. Proper verification of the application form is vital for selecting eligible applicants for AP Auto Driver Scheme. The beneficiary list is soon going to release as the verification process is already completed.

Those applicants whose name will appear in the beneficiary list will be provided benefits under this scheme. The applicants have to check the beneficiary list online. Once the beneficiary list got released, the government will transfer the assistance amount to the bank account of the beneficiaries. The beneficiaries will be provided with ₹10000 per year. When the beneficiary list is released, the Applicants can download the beneficiary list in the following steps mentioned below:

1. First, visit the official website of the Transport Department of Andhra Pradesh.

2. The homepage will appear where you will see the ‘Beneficiary List’ option, click on it.

3. A new page will open where instruction will be provided, read them carefully and then proceed.

4. Then, the beneficiary list will appear on the screen.

5. Check your name on the list and download it future reference.

Important Points

The applicant should keep in mind the following points mentioned below:

  • Under AP auto driver scheme, the auto/taxi/cab driver will be provided ₹10000 per annum as financial assistance.
  • The Government of Andhra Pradesh has sanctioned a total of ₹400 crores for this scheme.
  • The Transport Department of Andhra Pradesh will supervise and monitor the AP Auto Driver Scheme.
  • The application process is closed.
  • The applicant can check the application status and download the application receipt online.
  • The applicant has to visit the official website of the Transport Department of Andhra Pradesh for latest updates.
  • The beneficiary list will be released soon.
  • The applicants must provide correct and genuine information while filling the application form.

Frequnetly Asked Questions

Q. Can I apply online for AP Auto Driver scheme?

Yes, applicants have to apply online for it.

Q. What is AP auto driver scheme?

Answer - It is a welfare scheme of the government of Andhra Pradesh for providing financial assistance to the auto/taxi/cab drivers to improve their standard of living.

Q. What is official website AP Auto Driver scheme?

The official website for applying for this scheme is www.aptransport.org.

Q. How can I check the application status?

The applicants can check their application status by visiting the official website of the Transport Department of Andhra Pradesh.

Q. Can I apply for it?

No, you can’t apply for it now as the application process is already closed.

Q. AP Auto Driver scheme is also known as?

YSR VahanMitra scheme.

Q. Who will be benefited under this scheme?

The auto/taxi/cab drivers will be benefited under AP Auto Driver scheme.

Q. When was it launched?

It was launched on 4th October 2019.

Q. How much amount will be provided by the government of Andhra Pradesh to the beneficiaries?

Under this scheme, the beneficiaries will be provided ₹10000 per year by the government of Andhra Pradesh.

Q. When will the beneficiary list release?

AP Auto Driver beneficiary list will release soon. The date is not announced yet.

Q. What are the essential documents needed for AP Auto Driver scheme?

The necessary documents required for this scheme are – aadhar card, ration card, income certificate, driving licence, residential proof etc.

Q. Who launched the this scheme?

The honourable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Jaganmohan Reddy launched it.

Q. When is the last date of application form?

The last date for filling the application form for the scheme was 31st October 2019.

Q. Can the auto/taxi/cab drivers from other states get the benefits of this scheme?

No, only those auto/taxi/cab drivers will be benefited from it who belong from the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Q. Is there any application fee required?

No, there is no application fee required.


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WRITTEN BYVarsha Verma

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