The people of Telangana will soon have extra 1,000 extra buses moving across the state for their easy transport as the state government got a plan to acquire 1,000 new buses in new colours for the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation(TSRTC).
In a review meeting with the transport miniter P Mahender Reddy, Chief Minister KCR took the decision to increase the number of buses in the newly formed state.
In an official release it was informed that another 150 Crore would be allotted to state RTC additional to the 250 Crore already announced as a Dasara Bonanza.
The official release said, “With this announcement, the total funds allotted to the RTC is `400 crore. Further, a decision was also taken to purchase another 650 new buses taking the total number to 1,000”.
It was decided too that another 1,000 buses will be purchased later in the March next year. The government is also finalizing any decision on VAT exemption on purchase of buses and regularizes services of conductors.