Despite retrenching, KSRTC nets Rs 16 lakh more

The mass retrenching of empanelled conductors and reduction in services have not affected the KSRTC, as evidenced by the increase in daily collection.

Published: 23rd December 2018 01:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd December 2018 02:36 AM   |  A+A-

File photo of KSRTC bus. (Photo| EPS)

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The mass retrenching of empanelled conductors and reduction in services have not affected the KSRTC, as evidenced by the increase in daily collection. As on Friday, the corporation collected Rs 7.07 crore, up Rs 16 lakh, compared to Rs 6.91 crore collected on December 7.

Meanwhile, the mass termination of empanelled conductors continues to affect the KSRTC services with the corporation cancelling 963 services on Saturday. On the sixth consecutive day, since the termination of the empanelled conductors, around 963 schedules were cancelled by the KSRTC.

While 449 services were cancelled from the central region, 353 services were withdrawn from the southern region and 161 services cancelled from the northern region. The long march organised by the sacked conductors and their family members which began from the Alappuzha KSRTC bus station on Thursday is expected to reach the capital city on Monday.

Stay up to date on all the latest Kerala news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)
TAGS
KSRTC

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp