Govt. waives fitness test fee for taxi drivers

Other charges like permit, penalty reduced by three-fold

The government on Tuesday announced its decision to waive the fitness test fee for taxi drivers in addition to reducing all other charges by three-fold. No GPS and SIM charges, the government decided additionally, would be charged from taxi drivers, either.

The new rates will be applicable from November 1. Also, permit charges for all taxis will be ₹500 down from current charges which range from ₹1,500-₹2,000. The fitness test penalty had been slashed from ₹1000 to ₹300 with per day delay fine reduced from ₹50 to ₹30.

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Printable version | Apr 6, 2020 10:11:24 PM |

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