Government of Tamil Nadu
Auto


To uplift the economic conditions of the poor Auto Drivers of all categories and also to make them owners of the Autorickshaws through hire purchase system, Autorickshaw Drivers Co-operative Societies have been formed.

                        Auto Service Cooperatives Societies have been formed to provide employment to the Auto Rickshaw Drivers and to make them owners of the auto after recovering HP Loan dues in easy monthly instalments.  There are 42 Auto Service Societies functioning in the State and out of these, 15 Auto Societies have been organized under TAMCO (Tamil Nadu Minorities Development Corporation Limited) Scheme to provide employment to the youth belonging to minority communities.  So far 645 auto-rickshaws have been issued to the members @ 6% rate of interest under TAMCO scheme.  The performance details of Auto societies are given below:  

( Rs. in lakhs)


Year

No of Society

No. of Members

Sales

2012-2013

52

6283

6079.14

2013-2014

43

6218

6539.57

2014-2015

42

5554

6004.19

2015-2016

42

5218

5300.22

2016-2017

42

5218

5343.63