Launching a campaign against free passengers, the inspection teams of North West Karnataka Transport Corporation have collected a total fine of Rs 20 lakh 19 thousand from 21,034 passengers who tried to travel on free buses without tickets between January and June last.
This information was given in a review meeting of officials held at the head office of Karnataka Northwest Transport Corporation in Hubli.
Rajesh Huddar, Managing Director of the Corporation, presided over the meeting. To provide better transport facilities to the public. Also, inspectors play an important role in disciplining bus drivers. Huddar suggested in the meeting that inspectors should perform their duty more responsibly to prevent leakage of transport revenue.
Deputy Chief Transport Officer H. Raman Gowda said that the number of women passengers has increased significantly due to Shakti Yojana and the bus driver and conductor should stop the bus at every stop. Also asked to treat passengers with courtesy.
On this occasion, the investigating officers and bus drivers who performed excellently were felicitated with cash prizes and certificates. The meeting was attended by senior officials of all the departments of North Western Transport Board.