SRINAGAR — In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the Valley, night bus services will start in Srinagar on different routes to facilitate the general public. In this regard, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Vijay Kumar Bidhuri today convened a meeting of officers to chalk out a plan for the induction of SRTC buses for night transport service.
The meeting was attended by Regional Transport Officer, Kashmir; Senior Superintendent of Traffic Police, City; General Manager JKSRTC and other officers.
Addressing the officers, Divisional Commissioner directed 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.
Divisional Commissioner also directed RTO Kashmir to identify routes to ply SRTC buses and he instructed him to frame the time schedule simultaneously and submit the same.
Also, Divisional Commissioner instructed the concerned Smart City officer 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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