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Taxi service for Shimla senior citizens announced

There is a good news for the senior citizens visiting Shimla or those who are permanent residents.The stage government will relaunch the taxi service for them,chief minister Virbhadra Singh told Himachal assembly on Wednesday.

“The taxi service will prefer the senior citizens and will not allow hooligans,” Virbhadra Singh said.

Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma informed that first HRTC cab services was started during the Congress rule in year 2007 to ferry senior citizen and children below age group of ten years between Central Telegraph Office to old ISBT Shimla which got further extended to 22 places in the town.

This cab service could not be operated from year 2013 onward following expiry of its tender schedule however state transport corporation has recently applied for it again as the matter of issuing permit are laying with the state home department.

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