Bengaluru: BMTC eases travel for Shakti scheme beneficiaries as digital IDs accepted

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20-12-2023

    BMTC allows girls to show digital IDs to travel free

    Students can show photo identity cards like Aadhaar or utilize the Digilocker app for their ID cards

    BMTC's clarification aims to prevent inconvenience for girl students

Addressing concerns and ensuring smoother travel for girl students, the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has clarified its stance on identity card requirements. In response to recent complaints about female students being asked to get off the buses for not having physical ID cards, BMTC now allows beneficiaries of the Shakti scheme to present photocopies or original copies of identity cards.

Specifically, students can show photo identity cards like Aadhaar or utilize the Digilocker app for their ID cards. This move comes as a relief for many, eliminating the need for hardcopies and providing a more flexible and convenient approach to verifying identity for those enjoying the benefits of free travel under the Shakti scheme.

BMTC’s clarification aims to prevent inconvenience for girl students and promote a hassle-free transportation experience. This adjustment in the ID card policy aligns with the government’s digital initiatives, acknowledging the practicality of digital copies and embracing technological solutions to enhance the overall travel experience.

Bengaluru: BMTC eases travel for Shakti scheme beneficiaries as digital IDs accepted

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    BMTC allows girls to show digital IDs to travel free

    Students can show photo identity cards like Aadhaar or utilize the Digilocker app for their ID cards

    BMTC's clarification aims to prevent inconvenience for girl students

Addressing concerns and ensuring smoother travel for girl students, the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has clarified its stance on identity card requirements. In response to recent complaints about female students being asked to get off the buses for not having physical ID cards, BMTC now allows beneficiaries of the Shakti scheme to present photocopies or original copies of identity cards.

Specifically, students can show photo identity cards like Aadhaar or utilize the Digilocker app for their ID cards. This move comes as a relief for many, eliminating the need for hardcopies and providing a more flexible and convenient approach to verifying identity for those enjoying the benefits of free travel under the Shakti scheme.

BMTC’s clarification aims to prevent inconvenience for girl students and promote a hassle-free transportation experience. This adjustment in the ID card policy aligns with the government’s digital initiatives, acknowledging the practicality of digital copies and embracing technological solutions to enhance the overall travel experience.

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