The teams checked a total of 108 contract carriage bus services and found a total of 15 irregularities and collected Rs 35,000 penalties from them.
From Wednesday, October 6, to Sunday, October 10, the TSRTC was able to facilitate 1.3 crore passengers to reach their native places for celebrating Dasara.
Temple authorities said the display on LED screen installed downhill near the Model Guest House was purely accidental, and added that allegations of evangelism on temple premises were baseless.
The deputy commissioner said passengers can drop a message on 9154294106 through WhatsApp, in case any operator charges extra fare from them.
The government is spending around Rs 70 crore for taking up various development projects in and around the hill shrine.
In view of the Dasara festival, the RTC will be running 4,035 special buses between October 8 and 15 to various destinations in Telangana, AP and other States.
Per person costs of six-minute and 15-minute rides are Rs 3,500 and Rs 6,000, respectively, says district collector