Not only during odd-even, Delhi govt to ban surge pricing by app-based cabs permanently

Delhi: Delhi government on Wednesday said that the surge pricing by app-based cab services will be banned in Delhi.

Transport Minister Gopal Rai told CNN-News 18, “A policy will be formulated to permanently to ban surge pricing in Delhi.”

Earlier on the account of odd-even rule in Delhi, radio taxi apps Uber and Ola had stopped surge pricing after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had warned of strict action against them for trying to take advantage of the second leg of the road rationing scheme by flouting fare rules.

We are not against taxi aggregators. We fully support them. They provide imp service to people. But they will have to follow law(1/2)

The move came after the Delhi High Court issued a notice to the Delhi Government on a petition, directing it to file a status report on its action against taxi operators who flouted fare rules.

Yes. We will do it 

Delhi government on Tuesday night impounded 25 app-based taxis including Ola and Uber for violating rules.

Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday said strict action will be taken against app-based taxi services if they charge exorbitant fares from customers.