Dibrugarh: Deputy Commissioner Pallav Gopal Jha flagged off the pre-paid taxi service on Tuesday here at Mohanbari Airport for the convenience of air passengers on their arrival in the airport.
Dibrugarh Airport Pre-paid Taxi Service, first of its kind in this part of the region, is the joint initiative of the Dibrugarh district administration, Dibrugarh District Transport Department and Dibrugarh Airport Taxi Owners' Association. The service will connect the airport to a total of 135 destinations in Assam and neighbouring States of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony, DC Jha termed the new pre-paid taxi service as a significant move for making the life of air passengers travelling through Dibrugarh Mohonbari Airport comfortable. He said "Airports give the first impression of Dibrugarh town." He thanked the District Transport Officer and Dibrugarh Airport Taxi Owners' Association for coming up with the pre-paid taxi service in a systematic manner.
The pre-paid taxi service will be available from its designated booth at the airport premises and will connect a total 135 locations in Assam and also to the neighbouring States like Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland. A list of fares for the pre-paid taxi service from Dibrugarh Airport to various locations was also released in the function on Tuesday.
The inauguration ceremony was also attended by Superintendent of Police Prateek Thube, Additional Deputy Commissioner Ranjit Konwar, District Transport Officer Babul Gogoi, and other dignitaries.
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