New Delhi: After complaints about cab aggregators Ola, Uber, and Rapido charging arbitrary fares from clients and elevated lease on account of rains within the monsoon season, the Karnataka Transport Department has taken strict motion in opposition to these mega cab providers.
The division has despatched a discover to those cab aggregators, ordering them to close down their auto service in Bengaluru inside three days. The motion comes after huge complaints in opposition to these corporations charging arbitrary lease.
Further, the state physique on Friday issued notices to Ola, Uber, and Rapido to cease their auto providers and make clear complaints of exorbitant costs from clients. The division has warned app-based cab aggregators that “they will face legal action” if an evidence isn’t given and the order isn’t adopted.
State Transport Department Commissioner T.H.M. Kumar has mentioned that he has obtained a lot of complaints over the last two to 3 days. In view of this, notices have been issued to the cab aggregators and three days’ time has been given for clarification. “A decision will be taken only after getting the reply,” he mentioned.
As per the foundations set in Bengaluru, the utmost fare for two km distance from an auto is Rs 30 and a ready cost of Rs 5 for five minutes has been formally fastened. After this Rs 15 could be charged for each kilometer. But there have been frequent complaints the place cab aggregators like Ola, Uber, and Rapido cost as much as Rs 100 for a journey distance of as much as 2 km.