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PTI Last Updated at 09 Aug 2018, 19:08 IST India

Centre for Responsible Tourism

(CRT), an organisation backed by Goa Church, today came out in

support of taxi operators who are opposing an app-based cab

service launched by the Goa Tourism Development Corporation.

Father Freddy Braganza, incharge of CRT, said in a

press release that the `GoaMile' service introduced by GTDC is

entirely operated by a Pune-based private firm.

The GTDC's initiative thus only benefits corporates

and not local taxi operators, he alleged.

"Instead of curbing illegal activities in...taxi

operations, the government engaged a private operator to

introduce app-based taxi service without engaging and

encouraging traditional tourist taxi owners and drivers to

manage their own app for the service," he said.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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