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Ola, Shuttl, Zipgo, Uber stuck between contract and stage carriage permits

Delhi govt is planning to allow taxi aggregators to work under the contract carriage permit

Jyoti Mukul 

Technology may be an enabler for bus and taxi aggregators but despite an amended law in the making, companies such as Ola, Shuttl, Zipgo, and even Uber have faced a clampdown by the local and state governments. It is their bus shuttle and polled taxi services that have lately been facing the heat. The problem arose out of government officials reading the rule book to these companies on the kind of permit they should be operating under. On the face of it, the issue appears to be more procedural since these services are catering for the ever-growing working population, which finds ...

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