Delhi government’s e-Pass during lockdown: How to get via WhatsApp, who can apply

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By: Tech Desk | New Delhi |

Published: March 30, 2020 4:01:28 pm


There is an option to get e-Pass via WhatsApp in Delhi, but the passes are limited only to those engaged in essential services.

The government of Delhi is issuing e-Passes to those who need it during the 21-day lockdown, which is in effect all across the country. The e-Pass is being provided for those who might need access to food, ration, and those who need to travel during the curfew. The Delhi government is also giving the option to apply for this e-Pass via WhatsApp, which some will find very convenient.

The link put out by the Delhi government also includes Rs 5000 compensation for construction workers and pension amount as options. However, there are some things to keep in mind when applying for this e-Pass. We explain below

How can I get an e-Pass in Delhi?

The e-Pass website link is present on the Delhi government website. Just go to Delhi.Gov.In and you will see the option for the e-Pass right on top. The direct link to the e-Pass website is: https://epass.jantasamvad.org/epass/relief/english/

When you go to the website you will see an option for ‘What do you need help with?’ Scroll down and other options will appear. The list of options are Food, Rations, Rs 5000 compensation for construction workers, Pension amount and e-Pass for travel during curfew.

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Can anyone apply for e-Pass to travel during the curfew?

Not everyone can get an e-Pass during the curfew. The website notes that the “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.”

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The online form also notes that it should be filled by only people engaged in this work. Others should not submit this form because they will not be granted the e-Pass. Essential services include those engaged in home delivery for groceries, milk, rations, etc and whatever is defined as essential by the government.

Coronavirus curfew, Curfew ePass, Delhi government ePass, ePass on WhatsApp, ePass WhatsApp, ePass on WhatsApp WhatsApp numbers to contact in order to get e-Pass for travel. (Image source: Delhi government)

What about getting the e-Pass via WhatsApp?

The Delhi government is also offering the option to get the e-Pass via Whatsapp, though one will have to message on the dedicated numbers for a particular area. The list of numbers can be seen in the poster above. There are two dedicated numbers for each zone. The zones are : East District, North East District, Central District, New Delhi district, North District, Shahdara district, South East District, West District, South District, South West District and North West District.

One can just message the WhatsApp number for each district and furnish details like 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 to the pass. There’s also the option of calling 1031 in order to get help on the e-Pass.

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61 COMMENTS

  1. I applied for lockdown curfew e-pass but I didn’t get it as yet. There is no provision to check status of e-pass. QDJ9XY4 this is reference no.

  2. Sir m handicap Ho Mein ready lagata Tha aur Ab Main Ghar per hi Hun lockdown Ki vajah se main apne ghar ka kharcha nahin kar pa raha hun Kripa Karke aap mujhe pass apply karvai Kyunki Main apni ready Laga Sakunaapki aapki ATI Kripa Hogi

  3. Sar main handicap hun maridi lagata Tha Ab Main Ghar per hi Hun lockdown Ki vajah se a main apne ghar ghar ka kharcha nahin kar pa raha hun kripya Karke aap mujhe pass apply Karen jisse Main Apni Reddy Laga Sakun aapki ATI Kripa Hogi

  4. Make handicap hun main pahle ready lagata tha Logon ki vajah se main ready Nahin Laga Pa raha hun kripya Karke aap mujhe pass apply Karen aapki ATI Kripa Hogi

  5. I had submitted an application for e-pasa for travel in Delhi and missed to note down the reference number. Kindly help me to get it. Thank you.

  6. Dear sir
    Mai shiv shakti math
    Ngo se
    Mai social activites ke work ke liye koi bar apply kiya par cancel ho ja raha hai please aap bata de kon sa work Dalu jo e pass kiliyer ho jaye plz aap help kare

    Hamara masked hai ki paise ekatha karke poor logo ka help kare

  7. Sir i am menufecchring cumpiny to vaishnavi garment to my odar to menufechring to medical garment i am open tha cumpniy to tha parmission to wark and tha lewar wark to sir request to you sir

  8. Sir so applai to menufecharing to medical kit to wark and tha tailar request you are open tha copmniy odar to e pass sir emidet sir

  9. I HAVE APLYE SO MANY TIME BUT NO RESPOSED PLEASE ISSUE MY E PASS IT IS URJENT FOR E-RIKSHA FOOD & VEGETABLE SPLAYING THANKS

  10. माननीय मुख्यमंत्री उत्तर प्रदेश पास के संदर्भ में
    महोदय जी से निवेदन है प्रार्थी संतराम पाल पता प्लेट नंबर 101 टावर नंबर सी संतुष्टि एन्क्लेव सुशांत गोल्फ सिटी लखनऊ
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  11. Hello sir /ma’am

    I m rohit from dehradun uttrakhand ,

    My wife khusbhoo and my baby 14 months
    Old stuck in Nagloi , New Delhi
    Due to curfew, I already requested about the same in Delhi e pass portal and watsp no both

    But no one replyd, plz I need ur kind attention

    Rohit kumar
    Contact no 8006001995

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