Taxis in GOA…
Yellow/Black Taxis …. 674
All India Taxis ….. 14575
All Goa Taxis ….. 2593
APP based Taxis …… 2250
Motorcycle Taxis …… 1246
PORVORIM: Even as the uprising against the Goa Miles taxi app continues, around 2250 taxis have registered with the app. The government has also informed assembly
As per date given in the Assembly, there are a total of 674 yellow/black taxis, 14575 all India taxis and 2593 all Goa taxis.
The Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho said that Government has not given permission to any Private APP Base Taxi Operators to start services in the State with two wheeler vehicles.
To a further query, the Minister replied that the government has amended rules for fitment of digital meters in the State.
“Government has amended Section 140 of Goa Motor Vehicles Rules 1991 wherein every motor cab to be fitted with digital fare meter with printer, Global Positioning System (GPS) alongwith Panic Button,” he said.
Godinho said after floating e-tender, work order is issued to empanelled vendor to supply devices.
“Government will soon start fitment of devices on taxis. Expected time to complete the fitment of Fare Meters on taxis is 6 months,”.