Sikkim launches pre-paid taxi facility for high altitude destinations

Q.  On 8th July’15, in which north eastern states pre-paid Taxi facility for popular high altitude destinations like Nathula, Baba Mandir and the picturesque Chhangu lake was launched?
- Published on 25 Jul 15

a. Sikkim
b. Nagaland
c. Assam
d. Manipur

ANSWER: Sikkim
The facility was formally launched at the Baluakhani Taxi stand in Gangtok by the State Transport Minister DT Lepcha and Tourism Minister Ugen Gyatso. A total of 40 vehicles have been exclusively earmarked for operations under the prepaid scheme. The aim of launching the prepaid Taxi service is to ensure uniformity in taxi-fairs and saving the tourists from fleecing by the unscrupulous taxi operators.

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