Lockdown: Truck Unions Write To PM Seeking Bailout Package For The Sector

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Lockdown: Truck Unions Write To PM Seeking Bailout
Truck unions on Friday wrote to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a comprehensive package to bailout the sector hit by the nationwide lockdown imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

As part of the fiscal package, the truckers demand a host of measures including:

  • Rs 15,000 month for drivers and families as fiscal package
  • Deferment of EMIs till 31st Oct
  • Tax holiday on Motor Vehicle Tax/road tax etc
  • Social security net for those involved in the sector
  • Declaring it an Essential Service Provider
  • Declaring cost per km for each category of truck to avoid undercutting of rates

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