587 buses of Punbus to be merged in Punjab roadways
CHANDIGARH: To reinstate the previous glory of Punjab Roadways, the spine of Punjab Transport division, the Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led Punjab Authorities has determined to merge debt-free buses of PUNBUS in Punjab Roadways. After merging round 587 buses of PUNBUS, the Punjab Roadways can have a fleet of 790 buses.
The Cupboard Sub Committee comprising of Finance Minister Advocate Harpal Singh Cheema, Employment Technology Minister Mr. Aman Arora, Transport Minister Mr. Laljit Singh Bhullar and Well being Minister Dr. Balbir Singh on Thursday requested the Transport division to expedite the method of merging the debt-free buses in Punjab Roadways.
In the course of the assembly with representatives of Punjab Roadways/ PUNBUS State Transport Staff Union right here at Punjab Bhawan, the Sub Committee additionally directed the division officers to conduct common checks of presidency buses and make sure that any passenger discovered with out ticket needs to be charged ten occasions of the fare and punished as per guidelines. Additionally they requested the division to make sure that all the federal government buses ought to cease at their scheduled bus stops in order that commuters, particularly ladies, shouldn’t face any hardship.
Lending the sympathetic ear to representatives of Punjab Roadways/ PUNBUS State Transport Staff Union, the Cupboard Ministers assured that their reputable calls for are into account and a call might be taken quickly on this regard. Each doable step is being taken to ramp up the general public transport system of the Punjab Authorities to additional enhance journey services.
Secretary Transport Mr. Dilraj Singh Sandhanwalia, Director Transport Ms Amandeep Kaur and different senior officers of the division have been additionally current within the assembly.