Blinkit delivery partners on strike in parts of Delhi NCR

A revised payout system introduced on Monday by the Zomato-owned grocery delivery company will result in lower earnings, workers say.

Blinkit’s operations were hit on Tuesday in some parts of Delhi NCR after several delivery partners went on strike against a revised payout system introduced at midnight on Monday.  

The new structure requires delivery partners to book “gigs”—time slots—and complete the assigned targets. Under this system, the partners are paid per km travelled to deliver orders and are also given incentives for completing an earnings target.

The main change, says a delivery partner from Greater Noida, asking not to be named, is that the Zomato-owned quick delivery service no longer gives a fixed base pay per delivery. This means that …


Shivani Verma

Shivani is a former writer at The Morning Context. She reported and wrote on the intersection of society, technology and business. Before that, she wrote for Yesterday, our daily news product.