SRTC soon to be turned into a ‘profit making entity’: Minister

SRTC soon to be turned into a ‘profit making entity’: Minister

Minister stresses on plugging loopholes to improve functioning of the corporation

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Transport, Sunil Sharma Wednesday convened a meeting here to review functioning of all operational units of State Road Transport Corporation and its workshops in the Kashmir Division.
Sharma, who is also Chairman SRTC, said that the government is taking a slew of measures to strengthen the infrastructure of the corporation while stressing upon officers to identify loopholes to improve the functioning of SRTC.
According to an official press note, Sharma sought suggestions from the officers for streamlining the functioning of the corporation. He said that the corporation would be soon turned into a “profit making entity”.
The minister further asked the officers to work with added zeal and dedication and emphasized on taking necessary steps so that more revenue collection is generated.
The press note further read that CCTV cameras would be installed in the Inter-State Buses of the Corporation for proper checking of passengers adding that lady conductors will be engaged for Ladies Special buses operating on the city routes.
Overall physical and financial performance of the Corporation, besides need for augmenting workshops with skilled manpower was also discussed in detail.
Vice-Chairman JKSRTC, Secretary Transport, Managing Director, JKSRTC, RTO Srinagar and senior officers of the SRTC attended the meeting.

 

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