Bengaluru buses to help construction workers, who are given free passes worth Rs 12,600 crore
16, Jan 2020, 6:57 PM IST
After driving the Volvo to send a message about empowering women, now, C Shikha, Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) MD, has announced that the construction workers will get a free bus pass to travel anywhere in Bengaluru and its outskirts.
The initiative will cost Rs 12,600 crore annually which will be borne by Karnataka Construction Board.
As per the BMTC, the recently-launched initiative in which its officials will reach out to metro construction sites, Public Works Department, BESCOM and other agencies which engage construction workers and daily wage labourers, so that they will be provided with a free bus pass.