Hyderabad, sept.25 (Maxim News): In a major relief after six months of Corona pandemic and its adverse effects, RTC buses today hit the Hyderabad city main roads and outskirts followed by government nod.
In the beginning the RTC officials allowed only 25 percent of the buses as per instructions given by the Telangana Government.
The buses will be increased to 50 percent on getting response from people in seven to ten days.
The city has been deprived of the bus facility fir the past six months since last March due to corona effect.
Earlier, Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao at a Pragati Bhavan meeting with ministers and other senior leaders has on Thursday gave his nod for the same.
After discussing with them KCR has also agreed and gave permission to restart the buses on all city routes with a rider.
As the leaders appealed for resumption of the buses, KCR has agreed for playing the buses in Hyderabad city.
Also the buses were allowed to Karnataka and Maharashtra and yet to decide on running them to Andhra Pradesh.
KCR has instructed the transport minister Dr P Ajay Kumar and officials to run buses with corona protocols.
The RTC staff were seen starting their jobs with much enthusiasm and eagerness and corona protocols at all depots.
As per RTC management norms the buses started in the city giving a major relief to people.
The government asked to follow corona protocols to starting the buses in the city and enable people take safe journey.
The RTC officials began the services amid corona pandemic in the routes of Hyderabad city outskirts.
The TSRTC has earlier began bus services from several depots such as Ibrahimpatnam, Bandlaguda, Rajendranagar, Maheshwaram and others on the outskirts.
Only 50 percent passengers being allowed with corona protocols to travel in the buses.
The people get relieved from opting for share autos and others using corona protocols. (Maxim News)