The minimum fare for your Ola and Uber ride could be regulated by the state government to create a ‘level-playing’ field between aggregator cabs and black-and-yellow taxis. This may be part of the report brought out by the state-appointed Khatua committee by the month-end.
“If you want to create a level-playing field with kaali-peeli taxis , you have to first improve their quality of service and efficiency,” said a Khatua panel member. He added that the state should issue more permits for black-and-yellow taxis, encourage drivers to use AC, and provide round-the-clock services like aggregator cabs.
Commuters are, however, against any change in the minimum competitive fare […]