Free bus pass to be extended to high school students?

First Published 23, Nov 2017, 3:57 PM IST
Free bus pass to be extended to high school students also
Highlights
  • Transport Minister HM Revanna assured the Assembly to look into the possibility of extending free bus passes at State Transport busses to students from 1st standard to 10th standard
  • MLA NA Haris of Congress requested that free bus passes be extended to students up to 10th standard
  • The State Transport has already been offering free bus passes and other concessions resulting in huge losses to the department

Transport Minister HM Revanna assured the Assembly to look into the possibility of extending free bus passes at State Transport busses to students from 1st standard to 10th standard, reports Kannada Prabha.

During the question hour, MLA NA Haris of Congress requested that the free bus passes to students be extended to 10th standard students as well. Responding to this, the Minister said he would look into it. The State Transport has already been offering free bus passes and other concessions resulting in huge losses to the department. Every year the expenses are more than revenue, he explained.

 

 

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