PANAJI: Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho said that the Goa taxi app will operate on the basis of government-prescribed fares and that taxi operator will not suffer losses.
“Goa taxi app will operate on the basis of the government prescribed fares adding that taxi operators will not suffer losses,” said Godinho.
Godinho informed that Taxi App is fully ready the file pertaining to that will be up before the cabinet for approval.
The minister also informed that the app had been developed by Goa Electronics Limited (GEL).
Godinho said that once the app is launched, taxi owners and operators will have to migrate to the app to provide better services to tourists.
“Of every Rs 100 earned by taxi owners and operators through the app, Rs 5 will be deducted for maintenance of the app and Rs 5 for welfare schemes for taxi operators and owners. Rs 90 will directly go to the owners and operators,” Godinho said.