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Div Com calls for immediate induction of buses on routes for night bus service in Srinagar

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Instructs identification of routes, framing of time schedule

Srinagar: Authorities in Kashmir Thursday said that they are mulling starting a night bus service in Srinagar on different routes to facilitate the general public.

In this regard, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Vijay Kumar Bidhuri convened a meeting of officers today to chalk out a plan for induction of SRTC Bus for night transport service, an official press release informed.

It said the meeting was attended by Regional Transport Officer, Kashmir; Senior Superintendent of Traffic Police, City; General Manager JKSRTC, and other officers.

Addressing the officers, Div Com directed JK SRTC to spare more than 14 buses that shall run on different routes of Srinagar to facilitate the general public after dusk when public transport usually remains unavailable to commuters.

Div Com also directed RTO Kashmir to identify routes to ply SRTC buses. He also instructed him to frame the time schedule simultaneously and submit the same by today.

Div Com instructed concerned Smart City officers to pace up the ongoing works and remove debris and material from roads to avoid bottleneck obstacles.

During the meeting, it was informed that the bus service will be available up to 10 PM at night.

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