Arvind Kejriwal government may soon ban shared cabs in Delhi


The Delhi government’s City Taxi Scheme, 2017 may ban shared rides provided by cab aggregators in the national capital.

ban shared cabs delhi
The scheme is being scrutinised by senior officials and its finalisation is in the last stages after which it will be notified, said a source in the AAP government.

Also Read:  Wipro sacks two techies over lawsuit in Britain

“The scheme, which is a regulatory framework for cab services in the city, will ban shared cab rides as it is not compatible with the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988,” said the source.

The cab aggregators operate with contract carriage permits that allow point-to-point transportation with no stopovers between the origin and final destination of a ride.

Also Read:  Venkaiah Naidu shames Air India on Twitter after delayed flight cancels his journey

In contrast to this, the stage carriage permit, given for public service buses, allows picking up and dropping passengers at different stops on a given route.

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, has no provision to allow shared rides by cabs operating under contract carriage permits. Such rides cannot be allowed unless there is a suitable amendment to the Act,” added the source.

Also Read:  NDTV's Ravish Kumar to Janta Ka Reporter: Govt should open offices of CBI, ED and IT outside media houses that raise questions


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here