By: Express News Service | Mohali |

Published: January 14, 2020 5:19:23 am





Mohali Municipal Corporation to charge fee from taxi stand owners The civic physique officers mentioned the decision which was handed within the assembly final month was despatched to the Local Bodies division for approval. (File)

Mohali Municipal Corporation will impose fees on taxi stand owners within the metropolis.

The decision which was handed within the final basic House assembly was despatched to the Local Bodies division for imposing the costs.

The civic physique officers mentioned the decision which was handed within the assembly final month was despatched to the Local Bodies division for approval. The MC handed the decision that it could charge Rs 1,000 for parking one taxi within the taxi stand. All the taxi stands within the metropolis are unlawful and are being run within the markets.

The MC officers mentioned that 23 taxi stands are being run within the metropolis and the taxi stand owners create issues for the folks as they occupy area within the markets.

The officers additionally mentioned that there’s particular coverage for operating a taxi stand which is inflicting monetary losses to the MC.

MC Commissioner Kamal Kumar instructed Chandigarh Newsline that the decision was despatched to the state authorities for the approval and the coverage could be framed solely after it could be accepted by the federal government.

The MC additionally handed the decision to charge the lease from the taxi stand owners since 2014. The taxi stand owners are occupying prime areas in Phase 3-B2, Phase VI and Phase X.

The MC determined to body the coverage after it got here to the sunshine that unlawful taxi stands have been mushrooming within the metropolis.

Congress councillor Jaspreet Kaur had raised the problem saying that the taxi stand owners have been occupying the prime land of their section and the residents complained to her the drivers had additionally created nuisance.

“The drivers put up their clothes for drying. The residents living in the adjoining areas have lodged the complaints to me,” she mentioned.

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