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Bengal Govt launches ‘Yatrik’ app for booking yellow cabs

Bengal Govt launches ‘Yatrik’ app for booking yellow cabs

Kolkata, Sep 16 (UNI) The Bengal Transport Department has introduced the ‘Yatrik’ mobile phone app to help in the easy booking of traditional meter taxis in Kolkata.
The app has been developed by the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI).

One needs to get registered after downloading the app. Once logged in, the person can type a location to get a taxi.
The user will get an SMS containing the taxi number and driver’s details.
The payment will be made as per the reading on the meter.

Both yellow and blue-and-white taxis can be hailed through the app.
The service has been initiated with 300 taxis. Gradually, all taxis would be made available through the app.

Introduction of the app will immensely support the drivers as it will help them in getting a good business. It will also be beneficial to commuters as there will be no taxi refusal problems. UNI SJC KK

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