PORVORIM: Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho today said that the Goa Taxi App proposal is fully ready and will be placed before the cabinet only after consultation and discussion with the stakeholders.
“Goa Taxi App proposal is fully ready and will be placed before the cabinet only after consultation and discussion with the stakeholders,” said Godinho.
He further said that taxi counters will be set up at the Manohar International Airport in Mopa.
“There will be options available; I will solve all issues pertaining to concerns of taxi owners about counters at the airport,” he added.
He added that all taxi operators from Goa will be the stakeholders of the app-based taxi service in the state.
“We will hold a discussion with the stakeholders before launching the taxi app,” he said.
Godinho further said that only taxi operators will be the stakeholders in this app-based taxi service, and the government is supporting them on a profit, no loss basis.
Minister said that once the taxi app is launched, taxi owners and operators will have to migrate to the app to provide better services to tourists.
He clarified that the state government will not take a single paisa from the app-based taxi service.