Blinkit quietly raises payout rates for delivery partners

Riders confirm that a new rate card issued on Thursday carries the promise of higher pay, but remain sceptical about the company’s intentions.

Blinkit seems to have finally caved. Nearly two weeks after its reduced payouts for delivery partners led to unprecedented strikes and the shutdown of several dark stores, the quick commerce company released a new payment structure on Thursday evening. The structure, which varies from store to store, largely restores payouts to earlier levels, four delivery partners confirmed to The Morning Context on Friday. One of them shared a photograph of the notice pasted outside the company’s Rani Laxmibai Nagar dark store in Ghaziabad, carrying details of the new pay structure. 

The new pay structure, called “Summer Daily MinG”, is valid …


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.