In the meeting of the Regional Transport Authority (RTA), it was decided that the Auto rikshaws will have to charge as per the meter and the fare decided by the RTA from August 15 2019.
A meeting will be called of the Auto rikshaw owners, drivers and the same would be informed to them to soon, said DC Dr. S B Bommanhalli.
Commissioner of police, RTO, Weights, and measures along with other departments will finalize the fare in the coming week, the DC added.
Pre paid auto service at the Railway Station and CBT would also be recommenced on August 15 it was told.
The city has around 6000 autos and around 4000 autos have meters said the RTO officer Mr. Magdum.
No parking for tempos near CBT in a vicinity of 500 mtrs said Commissioner of Police Lokesh Kumar.
Auto will have permit number mentioned. The information about the Auto, permit and Driver information will also have to be put inside the Auto.
On earlier occasions as well such steps were initiated but each time the system has failed in a month.
The prepaid auto centers never work and if they work they have a nexus with the auto drivers which we have brought to the fore earlier as well.
For years now, the citizens of Belagavi have been harassed by the auto drivers by charging more, like for 3 kms Rs.180 were charged recently.
The arrogance of the Auto drivers is always at its peak, they have the right to turn anywhere, stop anywhere and speak any how with the citizens.
Hope this time around the administration will implement this.