Transport Dept Finds Gaps In Applications Of Uber, Ola, TaxiForSure; Rejects License Request

Transport Dept Finds Gaps In Applications Of Uber, Ola, TaxiForSure; Rejects License Request

Bad days for the app based cab booking services doesn’t seems to be over yet, as the Delhi Transport department has rejected Uber, Ola and TaxiForSure’s request for license in the city. The authority has found gaps in applications by Uber, OlaCabs, Taxiforsure for a licence to operate in the city under an amended radio taxi scheme.

The authority has sent out a ‘deficiency memos’ to these firms on January 24. “It will take at least 10 days for companies to fill in all the gaps in the applications, which will then be reconsidered by the department,” said a government official.

According to English daily, Business Standard, Taxi For Sure has the most deficiencies, while Ola had just one gap. Where as, in context of Uber which has formed a subsidiary, Resource expert India, has not registered the company stating its purpose is to provide public transport and might have to go back to the Registrar of Companies to amend its objective. There are a number things which are still missing from its application, which includes an undertaking for parking; the telephone number, email address and address proof of its registered office; call centre arrangement details; and feedback process.

Uber has also not submitted an affidavit mentioning that follows the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, along with the Information Technology Act, 2000.

This comes in when Uber has just announced that it will be following Pooch-o business model. 

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