VASCO: Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho today said that the entire cost of the digital meter Rs 11,234 will be credited to the account of the taxi owners immediately after fitting their vehicle with digital meters.
“They will just have to fill a form after fixing the meter and submit the documents,” he added.
He further said that the state government has amended the ‘Goa State Public Transport Reimbursement of cost of Digital Fare Meter 2021’ scheme to this effect.
The taxi owners are expected to fix the meters at their own cost first and subsequently the amount will be reimbursed to them.
“The amount of Rs. 11,234/- will be reimbursed directly to the individual beneficiary account in one installment after installation of fare meter and submission of the application alongwith documents to the Transport Department,” the order states
Further, for those individual vehicle owners who have already been sanctioned the 1¹ installment of Rs. 4,290/- as per the scheme prior to this amendment the balance amount of Rs. 6944/- will be reimbursed.