Hospital expenses of up to Rs 1 lakh will be reimbursed and benefits are applicable in case of “accident on duty and off duty”, but only for active workers. They can apply within 1 year of incident.
Commenting on the rights of gig workers, Vipin Kumar Singh, a human rights advocate, said that the government should provide financial aid to such people as it did during the lockdown.
Zomato came up with the idea of levying a Rs 2 platform fee per order on its customers this August. The platform fee is added irrespective of the cart value.
With this, the government aims to mitigate risks such as the sale of counterfeit medicines, addictive narcotics, and potential national security concerns.
However, the specific provisions of the code relating to gig workers are yet to come into effect.
Blinkit, its quick commerce business, also turned Contribution positive for the first time.
It has been introduced with "an aim to support both current and budding restaurant partners in taking a data-driven approach towards decision making", the company said.
TVS Motor Company said that it will ensure that the Zomato delivery partners will have easy access to charging stations and receive smooth digital integration while delivering orders.
The investigation was triggered after Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted a media report about a delivery agent from Assam who was harassed and tortured by residents over false charges.
The NCSC asked the Delhi Police commissioner and the resident grievance officer of YouTube to investigate the matter.
The ad featured Aditya Lakhia, who played 'Kachra' in the 2001 Aamir Khan starrer 'Lagaan,' as a metaphor to represent kachra or garbage.