Friday, January 27, 2023

Taxi drivers oriented on online booking app

An orientation programme for taxi drivers/riders (four wheelers and two wheeler) on the “online booking of taxis” was held at DC’s conference hall, Kohima on November 25.
According to DIPR, the online booking app was introduced in view of the upcoming Hornbill Festival 2022.
Highlighting on the importance of online taxi service, DC Kohima Shanavas C encouraged the taxi drivers to efficiently utilise the online app application, maintain discipline and provide the best quality service to all tourist visiting the district. CEO Go Taxi gave power point presentation on the usage of the online app and explained the modalities on how to operate the app to all the taxi drivers.
To kick start the online taxi service, 100 four wheelers taxi and 50 two wheelers taxi were selected in consultation with ANTA, Two Wheelers Association and CEO Go Taxi.
Capacity building training for taxi drivers
YouthNet in partnership with All Nagaland Taxi Association (ANTA) conducted two-day capacity building training for local taxi drivers on November 24 and 25 at YouthNet office Kohima.
According to media cell of YouthNet, the training programme was launched by addl. director, Directorate of Tourism, Veyielo Duolo.
He appreciated YouthNet for introducing innovative programmes to empower the people and the youths of Nagaland. He encouraged YouthNet and ANTA to work closely together to organize more programmes not only in the capital but in all other districts. He also motivated the taxi drivers to take the training seriously which will benefit them in the long run.
Speaking at the launch programme, director YouthNet, Nuneseno Chase stressed on the importance of training the local taxi drivers who were the first point of contact and the face of Nagaland as they represent the city or town they operate in.
Delivering a short speech on the occasion, ANTA convenor, Sobu acknowledged YouthNet and Tourism department for the support and assistance in training the drivers and giving them exposure to professionalism at work.
The training programme was to create awareness on the need for excellent customer service, share best practices and habits that need to be incorporated to improve customer satisfaction, educate about industry standards, etc. Altogether 32 taxi drivers attended the training programme.

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