RTC does not have cash also to purchase brand-new buses, states Transport Minister P Ajay Kumar
Hyderabad: Transport Minister P Ajay Kumar stunned all by responding in Urdu while addressing the inquiries of All India Majlis- e-Ittehadul Muslimeen participants on the TSRTC problems in the Assembly, that made the MLAs to grin.
The Transport Minister was responding to inquiries on bus centers in GHMC as well as various other areas increased by MIM participant Md Moazam Khan throughout the Question Hour onSaturday The minister began his speech with a welcoming in Urdu ‘Salam walaikum’ as well as remained to talk, advising the participants to save him if he fails. He finished the whole reply in Urdu also as the MIM participants were grinning for the Minister’s motion.
The Transport Minister claimed that they were hoping to god for enhancing the scenario of RTC as the Corporation does not have cash also to purchase brand-new buses. He claimed that message Covid pandemic individuals were not favoring public transportation as well as going with personal lorries. Along with this the Metro has actually taken the guests of RTC. In the peak time 5 lakh guests are taking a trip in the Metro Rail in the city, which affected the tenancy proportion in the city.
Now Rs 500 crore is alloted for Metro Rail in Old City, he claimed, including that 689 buses were reduced in the city limitations. The Minister claimed that the Corporation ran TSRTC buses to the Medaram Sammakka–Sarlamma jatara in spite of sustaining economic losses. The Corporation gained just Rs 11 crore by layering buses to Medaram offering 11 lakh guests with 2,763 buses throughout the biennial three-day Medaram jatara.
Replying to the inquiries, Ajay claimed they were running the buses based on the demands of the guests. He claimed that the mini buses were sustaining losses of Rs 25 per kilometer therefore the huge buses were being run as the tenancy proportion would certainly be much more. “The Corporation intends to purchase brand-new buses yet there is no cash. The Municipal Minister KT Rama Rao desired double-decker buses yet due to scarcity of funds, organized cash with HMDA, claimed the Minister.