An online service named 'Book My Chotu', based out of Delhi, has started offering 'Chotus' or errand boys, to people who are standing in queues outside banks and ATMS to obtain cash after the Narendra Modi government's demonetisation of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 old currency notes.
'Chotu' means the little one; BookmyChotu has hired helpers who can hold one's place in a queue and swap before their turn comes.
The service has been founded by Satjeet Singh Bedi, who is also the CEO of the company. He was quoted as saying that the idea struck him when his mother was ill and he needed money immediately.
BookmyChotu calls themselves as the 'first on-demand helper booking website' that is offering 'Chotus' to stand in queues outside the banks and ATMS for you in Delhi and NCR.
Their services cost Rs 90 for an hour while hiring a 'Chotu' would cost you Rs 170 for two hours, Rs 260 for three hours, Rs 330 for four hours, Rs 380 for five hours, Rs 450 for a six hours, Rs 500 for seven hours and Rs 550 for full eight hours.