Lockdown: How to get E-passes made Online for Delhi, UP, Rajasthan, AP, MP and 6 Other States of India

In order to check the spread of coronavirus disease across India, the government has announced an extended lockdown till May 3. During the lockdown period, only essential service providers are allowed to travel. However, in case you need to travel for some emergency work, you can apply for an e-pass online which you can show […]

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Many States, Many Kinds of Passes. What Works?

With only those employed in essential services or facing emergencies allowed to commute on city roads and highways during the lockdown, state governments are struggling to find the best mechanism to ensure this. From the experience so far, it looks like issuing and using e-passes are simpler than physical passes. Also, decentralising the issuing process […]

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Covid-10 Lockdown: Delhi introduces Colour-Coded E-Passes for Essential Services

The Delhi district administration on Thursday introduced a colour-coding mechanism to streamline the process of issuing electronic passes (e-passes) for those working to provide essential services in the national capital. On Wednesday, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced issuing e-passes to ensure the smooth movement of people providing essential services in the wake of the […]

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Govt Announces E-passes for Essential Services, Helpline for Harassment Complaints

With long queues at police stations for “curfew pass”, the Delhi government on Wednesday announced it would issue e-passes to those delivering essential services within and outside city limits. It also announced a helpline for those who have been “harassed” by state enforcement agencies, including police, to register their complaint. The announcement came as reports […]

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