Panaji : Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant in a press briefing said the Government of Goa will provide digital faring meters free of Cost to Taxi Operators. “We received many grievances from taxi operators that GoaMiles are operating without any meter, accordingly we have taken cognizance of this, now even GoaMiles taxis will get meters,” said Sawant.
Sawant also said that fifteen year domice and a badge will be compulsory for all taxi drivers. “We received complaints statating taxis from out of state are doing business in Goa hence we have made 15 year domicile mandatory,” Sawant said.
Meanwhile, MLA of Calangute who has been supporting Goan Taxi operators said “Cab aggregators will not be allowed to pick up customers from the hotels and beach stands, even if bookings are made online the queue system will be followed in these places”.