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Transgender Empowerment: Roped In To Collect Parking Fees in Odisha Berhampur

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In a bid to empower Transgender community, Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BMC) has taken an initiative in which transgender people to begin the collection of parking fees from two-wheeler and vehicle owners in two areas of the city from Tuesday.

BMC has appointed two groups of around 20 transgender for collecting the parking fees in Gandhi Nagar Girija Square and Annapurna Market Square areas. They have been equipped with POS machines and trained to issue e-tickets to vehicle owners.

Earlier, BMC had trained some transgender in the craft of shoe-making to empower members of the community in Berhampur.

Also in this year, February similar kind of initiative was started by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in which they had taken the help of members from the transgender community to collect holding tax from defaulters.

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