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Report Violation of Traffic Rules to BMTC, Win Rs 1,000

Published: 26th August 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th August 2014 03:23 AM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: If you spot a BMTC bus belching black smoke, immediately call the BMTC control room. You now stand a chance to win a cash award of Rs 1,000 if your tip checks out.

The scheme, announced by the city transport utility on Monday, is similar to the one adopted by the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) a while ago.

“BMTC has taken measures to control noise and air pollution as well as to ensure that traffic rules are followed while parking buses in bus stops. Awareness has been created by spreading the message amongst the staff at the depots,” said a statement issued by the corporation.

To report buses which are releasing heavy smoke or drivers who honk incessantly, log on to www.mybmtc.com.

The complaints will be monitored by a designated officer of the Assistant Traffic Manager (Complaints) level and he or she will be responsible for sorting through complaints and dispatching divisional controllers into action.

After verification, if the complaint is found true, `1,000 will be sent to the complainant.

A call centre with 10 phone lines has been set up to receive complaints  and it will function round the clock. Just dial 1800 425 1663 for details.



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