Update (March 30 1:41 pm): E-passes are now being issued through the KSP Clear Pass all for all divisions in Bengaluru, the office of DCP (West) and Inspector Venkatesh (in charge of e-passes) told MediaNama. Aadhaar details are not mandatory for a vehicle pass, as per the updated MyGate website, but Venkatesh said that it is. We have reached out to the Begaluru Police for more details. Update (March 30 10:15 am): The app, KSP CLEAR Pass, went online on March 29, Bengaluru City Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao tweeted. It is only available on Android, unlike what the MyGate website said earlier. It was made available only for the Whitefield division on March 29, but will be made available for all other divisions today at 11 am, the office of DCP (West) told MediaNama. We will update the story shortly with more details. On March 28: Bengaluru City Police will issue e-passes to e-commerce delivery agents to commute during the 21-day COVID-19 lockdown, via an app. This will be done through an app created by apartment management startup MyGate, called the Karnataka State Police CLEAR Pass. These passes will only be valid in Bengaluru and will be issued by the Karnataka State Police. The police, through the app, will also issue passes to all other classes of people exempted from the 21-day lockdown by the Home Ministry. Passes for "emergency travel and performing volunteer services (food/ration/distribution)" will also be issued through the app. Hemant Nimbalkar, IGP and ACP (Administration), had…
Bengaluru City Police issues passes for e-commerce delivery via Android app by MyGate amidst COVID-19 lockdown
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