Meters Not Put in, 100 Auto Drivers Fined | Noida Information

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Noida: Auto-rickshaw drivers throughout the town have continued to take passengers for a experience by persevering with to dither on putting in fare meters virtually a fortnight after the Could 23 deadline issued by the transport division for a similar lapsed.
On Wednesday, the transport division officers mentioned round 100 auto-rickshaw drivers have been fined over the previous week for flouting the order and the crackdown would proceed within the coming days. Drivers who’ve already utilized for fare meters, nevertheless, have been exempted to date, assistant regional transport officer (enforcement) Prashant Tiwari mentioned.
Paying attention to the arbitrary fares demanded by the drivers, the transport division had on Could 16 directed the 17,600 registered auto-rickshaws in GB Nagar to put in meters inside every week and cost commuters by the fare chart. The auto-rickshaw drivers’ union had demanded a revision of fares citing the steep and frequent will increase in CNG costs. “We had given them one week’s time to put in meters and the deadline has lengthy expired. We discovered that solely 500 autorickshaws have put in meters to date. Between June 1 and eight, now we have issued Rs 500 high-quality every on 100 drivers for flouting the norms,” Tiwari mentioned, including auto-rickshaw drivers who’ve booked slots for meters and will present legitimate slips have been exempted.
Lal Babu, president of Noida auto-rickshaw drivers’ affiliation, mentioned round 200 auto-rickshaw drivers have booked slots for meter set up. “There’s a hole in demand and provide as there is just one vendor at Gijhore village who installs meters. We try to facilitate the method,” he mentioned.
The transport division additionally issued challans to over 1,000 autos prior to now 20 days after CM Yogi Adityanath directed officers to enhance the visitors scenario within the district. On Wednesday, the division additionally organised a free well being check-up camp at Transport Nagar in Sector 69.

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