100 Taxi driving licenses for women drivers
Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan took the decision in granting 50% concession on women taxi permit sell
Mumbai: The state government has decided to keep reservation for women in taxi driving licenses. In Mumbai, out of 7,844 taxis driving licenses 100 licenses have been reserved in the first phase for women. It is also decided that the women taxi drivers will be given 50% concession on the auction charges.
While improving the taxi traffic in Mumbai, the government has decided to open the doors of this field for women. The earlier cancelled 7,884 taxi permits will be reissued for Phone Fleet Taxi system. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan took the decision in granting 50% concession on women taxi permit sell. For women taxi drivers the permit charge would be 1 lakh 50 thousand rupees.