AP CM launches ‘She Autos’ scheme

Vijayawada: Encouraging women to take up driving as profession, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today launched ‘She Autos’ scheme and distributed 49 CNG-fuelled autos to women drivers at a function here.

The beneficiaries will have pay Rs 4,500 per month for a period of 18 months and the remaining amount would be borne by Women’s Welfare Department as a subsidy, an official release said.

Each auto costs Rs 1.90 lakh, it added.