Uber, Ola Cabs Told to Give Details of Vehicles & Drivers in Delhi

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Transport department on Thursday i.e on 28/5/2015 directed the app-based taxi operators Ola Cabs and to submit full details of their drivers and vehicles within seven days. This decision was announced by Transport Minister Gopal Rai during a meeting with representatives of app-based taxi operators and other taxi associations at the Delhi Secretariat. The transport department also informed the taxi drivers that fresh licence will be issued only after completion of all the formalities.

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Transport Minister Gopal Rai today held a meeting with representatives of app-based taxi operators and other taxi associations at the Delhi Secretariat. “Government has asked Uber and Ola Cabs to give it all details pertaining to their vehicles and drivers within seven days if they want their applications for licence to operate their services to be considered by the concerned authority,” said a government spokesperson.

All app-based cab service were banned in the national capital after a driver of Uber, the US-based online taxi-hailing company, was accused of raping a female passenger in December last year.

The officials said  “We have also asked Uber and Ola Cabs to file an undertaking stating that they will follow all rules laid down rules by the transport department.”

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