Chief Minister A. Revanth Reddy emphasizes extensive groundwork to enhance the TSRTC fleet for efficient passenger services in Telangana. Plans to induct 1,300 additional buses in the RTC fleet in the coming months are crucial for Maha Lakshmi scheme implementation.
- CM Revanth Reddy flags off 100 new buses, including Express, Super Luxury, and Palle Velugu, from Dr BR Ambedkar Statue in Hyderabad.
- 90 express buses dedicated to implementing the Maha Lakshmi scheme for free travel for women, while 10 AC Rajadhani services to run on the Hyderabad – Srisailam route.
- Implementation of Maha Lakshmi Scheme:
- Maha Lakshmi scheme, providing free travel for women, prioritized by the Telangana government, fulfilling a pre-poll promise.
- 1,300 additional buses to support the successful implementation of the Maha Lakshmi scheme.
Support to RTC Employees
- The state government allocates Rs 281 crore to RTC employees, acknowledging the role of the free bus service for women in strengthening RTC.
- CM’s assurance of support from RTC workers signifies collective efforts towards state development.
- The state government incurs a daily burden of Rs 13 crore and Rs 300 crore monthly due to the free travel scheme for women.
- Payment of ticket expenses for 15.21 lakh women passengers amounting to Rs 535 crore, highlighting government commitment to the scheme.
CM announces extension of free travel facility to special buses serving the Sammakka Saralamma biennial fair, ensuring broader accessibility for passengers.
CM Revanth Reddy’s launch of 100 new RTC buses and extension of the free travel facility exemplifies the government’s commitment to accessible and efficient public transportation in Telangana. With continued support for RTC employees and initiatives like the Maha Lakshmi scheme, the government strives for inclusive development and improved services for all citizens.
Source : telanganatoday