App-based water taxis soon in Kerala
Kochi: Soon you could hire speed boats to sail through the serene backwaters of the state just by downloading a booking app powered by multinational taxi aggregator Uber.
The State Water Transport Department (SWTD) is set to roll out two water taxis in Ernakulam and Alappuzha by October and plans to operate the same on the lines of app-based taxi-hailing services.
'Currently construction of two water taxis is nearing completion at a private boatyard in Aroor. The work of the hull of the vessels is over.