How to apply online e-pass for essentials – Transport, Manufacturing, Shops in India
e-Pass is being issued for those who are engaged in providing essential services like manufacturing, transport, storage and shops but do not have a Government or Private ID.
The following days will have strict policy taken up by the government to prevent people from getting the Coronavirus. The state governments on the advisory of Health ministry to maintain social distance has come out with a way of issuing E pass for essential things in the lockdown period. Though the essential movements are not being stopped by the government, but will be regulated by the E pass. All movements will being closely monitored.
Transportation comes under essential service
Click on the State Name to visit respective State e-pass website or android app
In Delhi citizens can apply for e-pass through Whatsapp
The Delhi government has come up with an option to get the e-pass through WhatsApp. There are number provided according to the area on which people can send a message. There are two dedicated numbers for each zone:
East District 8447200084, 8375878007
North East District 9540895489, 8860425666
Central District 7428336279, 7428210711
New Delhi district 9540675392, 9873743727
North District 8595298706, 8595354861
Shahdara district 8595272697, 8595274068
South-East District 8595246396, 8595258871
West District 9414320064, 8595252581
South District 9599649266, 9643150027
South West District 9971518387, 9971526953
North West District 8595559117, 8595543375
One can just drop a message on the WhatsApp number for each district and provide details such as name, address, details of essential purpose, period, timing, copy of ID proof and vehicle number if required in order to get the e-pass. All this information can be sent via WhatsApp on the designated number. The helpline no. 1031, can be used for any related queries.
Click for Odisha – Not updated
Click fro Telangana – Not updated
Click for Telangana – Not updated
Who are eligible to get COVID-19 e-Pass
Although anyone can apply for the pass to commute, The authorities will release the pass only to people who are providing essential services. So it is advisable for the people connected to the non-essential services not to apply for the curfew pass. People from non-essential services will not be allowed to travel in this situation even with their private vehicles. All the borders of all the states are sealed and only doctors, people related to media and other essential services will be allowed to travel. People related to services like groceries and medicine will be allowed to step out on self-declaration.
All the people connected to the essential services will be allowed to travel without being asked to show any document. But the public services like buses, cabs will be suspended till next order from the government. Now the trucks carrying fruits, vegetables and other essential items have granted permission to travel.