Enhancing Income Potential of Three Wheeler Auto-rickshaw Drivers: Case for Dual Licensing Policy

By C-DEP Team

The present paper seeks to study the scope of amplifying the income potential of the three wheeler auto-rickshaw drivers through adoption of dual licensing permits for three wheeler auto-rickshaws. The three wheeler drivers have no alternative means to engage in any other economic activity to enhance the earnings during the idle time resulting in a perpetual state of economic hardships. The three wheeler auto rickshaws that they own/drive is the only income generating asset with them. Having been restricted to passenger carrying, they have no other way but operate at a low-level of economic activity and income.

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