Govt Sets Up Committee To Frame Policy For Taxi Operators

By | May 10, 2016
Ministry Of Road Transport & Highways Sets Up Committee To Frame Policy For Taxi Operators

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has constituted a three member committee to prepare a policy framework for taxi and other transport operators. The committee will be headed by Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and have Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and Delhi Transport Commissioner as its members.

A group of taxi and other transport operators had met Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping yesterday, apprising him of the situation that has emerged following Supreme Court’s order dated 15th December 2015 and directions of EPCA dated 29th April 2016 banning diesel taxis in the NCR, and the various problems they are facing as a result of the ban. The Ministry has decided to set up the three member committee to look into these issues and come up with appropriate policy recommendations to address the same in a time bound manner.

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