Department of Transportation Management (DOTM) issued the notice regarding the transportation service such as Tootle and Pathao, who use private vehicles as public transportation. According to the DOTM, it is illegal to use any private vehicles as a transportation service to the public.
According to DOTM, if anyone finds using their private vehicle as public transportation, he/she will be penalized according to the rule of Government of Nepal. With this notice, it clarifies that private companies such as Tootle and Pathao were running their business and illegally and DOTM requests them to stop this service.
Though the DOTM issued this notice, few months ago PM KP Sharma Oli already aware not to interfere with the service that is provided by Tootle and Pathao.