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CEO Gulmarg convenes meeting regarding fixation of Cab rates

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Also reviews setting up of prepaid counters at Gulmarg, Tangmarg

Srinagar: CEO Gulmarg  Waseem Raja on Tuesday convened a meeting of stakeholders including Transporters from Tangmarg, Gulmarg , travel trade fraternity and govt functionaries primarily for the fixation of cab Rates for Gulmarg, Tangmarg and Drung sightseeing. The meeting was held at camp the office of the CEO at Tangmag.

RTO Kashmir attended the meeting as a special invitee. The meeting was also attended by other senior officers including ARTO Sopore, Tehsildar Gulmarg, SHO Tangmarg, Tourist officer Gulmarg, President Union Taxi stand Tangmarg.

The representatives of travel trade/ tourism stakeholders gave their inputs and shared their concerns regarding instances of overcharging by union taxi operators and issues regarding harassment of tourists by some guides within and around Gulmarg. They also appreciated the action taken by CEO Gulmarg against unregistered guides recently.

Both RTO and CEO Gulmarg said that rate would be fixed for Union cabs at Gulmarg and Tangmarg and assured that the rate list will be made public soon which would be effectively implemented with strict enforcement and under the proper vigil of the local police.

A helpline from RTO, CEO Gulmarg will also be made public for registering any complaints.

CEO also instructed the president of Taxi Union Associations at Tangmarg to identify the spots for pre paid taxi counters both at Tangmarg and Gulmarg for any union cab bookings.


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