Stand up India’: PM Modi to book first e-rickshaw through Ola

New Delhi: In a revolutionary step, Ola on Tuesday launched its e-rickshaw category on its mobile app. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will book the first e-rickshaw through the Ola App as part of the ‘Stand up India’ initiative.

“Will also flag-off 5100 e-rickshaws under MUDRA Yojana & interact with beneficiaries, besides inaugurating a Kaushal Vikas Kendra in Noida,” the Prime Minister tweeted earlier.

A total of 5100 e-rickshaws are slated to be distributed and 151 women are set to receive the vehicles by the Prime Minister.

Prime Minister Modi, who will launch the ‘Stand up India’ scheme and its web portal at Sector 62 in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida city today, said earlier that the initiative would promote entrepreneurship among women, SC and ST communities.

“Today the ‘Stand up India’ initiative will be launched. This initiative will promote entrepreneurship among women, SC & ST communities,” the Prime Minister tweeted.

The launch event would involve distribution of 5100 e-rickshaws by Bhartiya Micro Credit (BMC) under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojna scheme.

In addition, the recipients will also be covered under the Pradhan Matri Jan Dhan Yojna, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jivan Jyoti Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana schemes and other eight significant schemes. (ANI)