KL NEWS NETWORK
Minister of State for Transport, Sunil Kumar Sharma, Thursday chaired 74th Board of Directors meeting of J&K SRTC to review its overall functioning.
The meeting was informed that income generating capacity of the Corporation has increased significantly during the last one year, an official spokesperson said this evening.
Various measures are also being taken to implement employees’ welfare schemes, the meeting was told.
The Minister was informed that the Corporation has introduced Super luxury Buses and special bus service for women.
The meeting was also informed that SRTC will induct new trucks by availing loans from financial institutes in coming days.
The Minister appreciated the efforts of the Corporation for providing hassle free transport services for Amarnath Yatris besides providing bus services for NEET, JKCET and IAS aspirants from various districts to their examination centers.
He added that the department has done a commendable job by ensuring smooth transportation of essential commodities on Srinagar-Jammu Highway during resent times.
The Minister stressed on the need to adopt innovative ideas for improving and streamlining functioning of the Corporation. He said the Corporation in addition of providing better and efficient transport facilities to the public should also bring efficiency and transparency in its working.