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DCW issues notice to app-based taxi services in Delhi

The DCW Friday issued notice to five app-based taxi services including Ola and Uber seeking to know the number of taxis which operate under their banner in the national capital and number of drivers whose details have not been duly verified.


DCW issues notice to app-based taxi services in Delhi

New Delhi: The DCW on Friday issued notice to five app-based taxi services including Ola and Uber seeking to know the number of taxis which operate under their banner in the national capital and number of drivers whose details have not been duly verified.

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), which has taken suo-motu cognisance of the threat to women's safety posed by unregulated taxi aggregators in Delhi, has also sought to know the extent of compliance by these taxi operators of the prevalent rules and regulations imposed by the Delhi government.

DCW has also sought details of the drivers who possess the Public Service Vehicle Badge issued by the Transport Deptartment.

"Of the drivers operating under the banner of your company, how many drivers have licenses from outside the state? Please provide state-wise details of the same," the notice issued by DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal said.

"What is the protocol followed by you to connect to the police in case a distress call is received? Please provide us copies of all standard operating procedures followed by you for the same, data on response time and a brief summary of all cases in 2015 that have required police intervention," it said

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