Punjab govt doubtless to present monetary reduction to transporters at this time
Ruchika M Khanna
Chandigarh, April 23
The Punjab authorities is predicted to make a giant announcement on Saturday, giving monetary reduction to transporters.
Apart from the monetary reduction, announcement of a level-playing discipline for all public bus operators, too, is predicted.
Sure personal transport corporations, owned by politicians, get extra time to select up passengers, thus permitting them to have extra passengers. Sources within the personal transporters say whereas these “favoured” transport corporations get 8-10 minutes at a cease, others get simply two to a few minutes.
The personal transporters, who’ve had a couple of conferences with the brand new AAP authorities, have been demanding that the Motor Car Tax (MVT) of Rs 2.54 per km be diminished.
They’ve additionally reportedly advised Transport Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar that they’re prepared to permit free journey for girls (simply as state-run buses), supplied the federal government compensate them for it.
Sources within the authorities say the cab and auto-rickshaw drivers, too, could possibly be part of the federal government reduction plan, to be introduced by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday.