Founder, Utkarsh Dabhade, answers “how does Goa Miles work?”

Utkarsh Dabhade MD of Goa Miles

In a recent presentation made to the press and other stakeholders, Founder, CEO, and Managing Director of Goa Miles, Utkarsh Dabhade answered the burning question, how does Goa Miles work? dispelling various myths and concerns about the app being a threat to the local taxi business. During the press conference, Dabhade explained with the help […]

All Goa taxi strike in effect from today creates havoc for tourists

taxi strike

The earlier announcement of Goa’s taxi operators going on strike came into effect today. As expected, the taxi strike has created chaos and havoc in the state. Tourists in the state have been left stranded. Taxi strike happens inspite of the government prohibiting it Even though the government invoked the Essential Services Management Act (ESMA) […]

Taxi operators in North and South Goa to strike from 19th January


The high esteem that Goa was once held in as a premier tourist destination is slipping downwards rapidly. Through-the-roof room rates thanks to GST, bad infrastructure as far as transport is concerned, high expenses on food and drink, the garbage problem faced in the state, are just a few reasons for these. In fact, the […]

Finally Goa Taxi fares to be regulated and rationalised

Taxi fares regularised

Regulated and rationalised taxi fares and services this tourist season Come September and Goa taxi fares and services will be regulated and rationalised.  In what seems to be a landmark decision, the Ministry of Transport will formulate a system to regulate taxi fares after discussions with taxi operators. Refuting any claims of app-based taxi services being […]

Goa’s Taxi wars set to escalate

Goa’s Taxi

The ongoing fight against Goa’s Taxis to bring Ola and Uber to Goa has gone up a notch, with citizens now opening a Facebook page – The Taxi Revolution In Goa –  to garner support and bring app-based taxis to Goa. As per a Times Of India report, last month, an online petition was started […]

The wait still continues – Tourist Taxi operators losing patience

Approximately 70 North Goa Tourist Taxi Association Members recently expressed their resentment towards the deputy director of transport, M Pilarnkar over the delay in issuing the All-India permits for their vehicles. According to sources, the tourist taxi operators have applied for the All-India permits 3 months ago. They said that the notice board indicated that […]