A 2016 overview software mentioned GPS set up in Chennai can be accomplished inside three or 4 months
The Madras Excessive Courtroom Monday issued discover to Electronics Company of Tamil Nadu Restricted on a plea in search of a path to successfully implement the coverage on fixing International Place System built-in fare metres with printers in auto-rickshaws and contract carriages within the state.
The division bench comprising Justices S Manikumar and Subramonium Prasad additionally directed the registry to put up the plea, filed by “RAAHAT: The secure Group Basis Ludhiana”, with the overview and contempt petitions filed in the same matter.
The bench then posted it for additional listening to to June 6.
The petitioner submitted that the federal government order issued in August 2013 required contract carriages and auto-rickshaws working inside the Chennai Metropolitan space limits to put in GPS enabled digital fare metres and moreover to increase it to your complete state of Tamil Nadu.
If these had been fastened, the general public would have been saved from being overcharged and now have a facility of emergency alarm elevating possibility in case of issues of safety, the petitioner submitted, including that the coverage had not been executed.
This was regardless of the federal government issuing the August 25 2013 order, and the Advocate Normal assuring the courtroom within the overview software on June 18 2016 that the GPS set up in Chennai can be accomplished inside three or 4 months and thereafter prolonged to different cities, he mentioned.
Stating that the GPS would assist know the real-time location and the standing of fare metres and the panic swap would allow passengers to be related to the police management room, the petitioner mentioned ELCOT had not taken any steps to implement the scheme.
Submitting that measures must be taken for its profitable implementation for the welfare of the folks of the state, the petitioner identified that Nationwide Capital Territory, Delhi, was efficiently implementing it.
Therefore, he sought a path from the courtroom to implement the coverage in a time-bound method.