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Baby Girls Born In Telangana State Buses Get Lifetime Free Bus Pass As Birthday Gift

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Two girls born in the buses of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) have been given free bus travel for lifetime.

It was a birthday gift, said Managing Director VC Sajjanar. He said that girls were, “born frequent travelers” of the state bus service. One of the girls was born on November 30 this year near Peddakothapally village. Her mother was travelling in bus of Nagarkurnool depot. The other girl was born in December 7 near Siddipet in a bus belonging to Asifabad depot.


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Telangana Bus Lifetime Free Pass To Two Girls:

The official said that both the women went into labour unexpectedly and the members of TSRTC on the bus helped them with other passengers in delivering the babies. The TSRTC had contacted the Health Department and transferred the babies and their mothers to the government hospitals. They were reported healthy.

Sajjanar appreciated the efforts of the TSRTC passengers and their support to the mothers. He said that he was pleased to offer free bus passes to travels on the TSRTC buses. The state bus service reportedly had submitted a proposal to the state government to increase the bus fares. They have asked for 25 paise per kilometer hike for the ordinary services including the rural services. For higher services, the proposed hike is 30 paise per kilometer.


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The proposal was finalised by Transport Minister P Ajay Kumar on December 1 in a meeting with TSRTC Chairman Bajireddy Govardhan, Sajjanar and other officials. Telangana Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Reddy is going to take the final decision on the proposal. The hikes prposed by the Transport Ministry have been justified in the light of mounting losses faced by the state service. In case the government accepts the proposal to increase the fare, the state bus service will earn an addition amount of Rs 850 crore.

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