STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Free travel for women in Delhi Transport Corp. buses on Raksha bandhan day

Women passengers to get free rides in buses operated by Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) on Raksha bandhan day.

Published: 16th August 2016 10:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th August 2016 10:57 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Women passengers will be allowed to travel free in buses operated by Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) on Raksha bandhan day.

"DTC has decided to provide free ride on its buses to the female passengers on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan on August 18.

"The free travelling facility for female passengers will be available in Delhi and NCR in non AC buses between 8 AM to 5 PM," the DTC said in a statement.

It also said that keeping in view heavy rush of commuters on this day, DTC has also decided to put its maximum buses on road to cater the extra rush of the passengers.

"The depot managers have been directed to carry out all the maintenance activities of buses so that all the buses of their depot could be put on road timely.

"Sufficient number of traffic supervisory staff will be deputed on the heavy loading points for the convenience of commuters," an official said.



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