10 months of Mann Authorities: Punjab Roadways & PRTC witnesses Rs.367.67 crore hike in revenue, says Laljit Singh Bhullar
CHANDIGARH:Through the first 10 months of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led authorities, Punjab Roadways/Punbus and PRTC has witnessed approx. 42 per cent surge in income in 2022.
Whereas divulging additional, Transport Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar mentioned that Punjab Roadways/Punbus and PRTC has registered Rs.1247.22 crore revenue from March to December 2022 with a 41.80 per cent enhance, leading to Rs.367.67 crore enhance in income than the earlier yr. Notably, the revenue from authorities buses was Rs.879.55 crore in 2021.
Divulging particulars, the Cupboard Minister mentioned that the Pepsu Street Transport Company (PRTC) collected Rs.665.30 crore over the past ten months of 2022, whereas the incomes throughout 2021 was mere Rs.446.83 crore, including that income of PRTC elevated by Rs.218.47 crore, which is 48.89 per cent.
Equally, the revenue of Punjab Roadways/Punbus was registered Rs.581.92 crore with a rise of Rs.149.20 crore over the past ten months of 2022, mentioned Laljit Singh Bhullar, including that it was Rs.432.72 crore throughout corresponding interval of the earlier yr. Punjab Roadways/Punbus has registered a development of 34.47 per cent throughout this era, he added.
The Transport Minister mentioned that the Mann Authorities has spent complete of Rs.558.85 crore for a free journey facility to girls in buses of Punjab Roadways/Punbus and PRTC from April to December 2022, whereas Rs.313.46 crore was spent through the corresponding interval of the earlier yr.
He mentioned that PRTC spent Rs.299.66 crore beneath the free journey facility to girls in 2022 as in comparison with Rs.166.87 crore in 2021. Likewise, Rs.259.19 crore was spent for a free journey facility to girls in Punjab Roadways/Punbus buses through the yr 2022 as in comparison with Rs.146.59 crore within the yr 2021.