It has come as no surprise that The Tourism and Hospitality Industry is the worst-hit globally in the midst of this pandemic. The situation in the districts of Darjeeling and Kalimpong in the state of West Bengal, India is no less. The effects can be seen in the local tourism-based transport businesses. The most impact is being faced by drivers, especially individual self driving taxi owners and drivers with no vehicles of their own.
The fund collected will be disbursed to identified drivers facing financial hardships.