Chandigarh, February 13 – Haryana Transport Minister, Mr. Mool Chand Sharma conducted a surprise inspection of Ambala Cantt Bus Stand and gave strict instructions to the RTO and Roadways officials to stop the entry of private buses without a permit inside the bus stand.

He also directed the employees who were late for office to be punctual in future and to maintain a register for the same. He gave warning to the latecomers and directed them to reach the office on time. He also spoke to college students and assured them to provide proper transport facilities.

The Minister said that buses without permits will not be allowed to ply in the state and strict action will be taken against the officials if buses without permit found plying in the state.

After inspecting the bus stand the Transport Minister said that under the leadership of Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal, the state government is committed to provide better transport facilities to the people. He said that more than 1,000 buses will be added to the roadways soon.

He said that out of 190 buses, 80 buses are presently being run under the Km Scheme and the remaining buses will soon be on the roads. In addition, 168 buses will be added by March 2020, including 150 mini-buses and 18 Super Luxury (Volvo) buses. Apart from this, process for the purchase of 867 standard diesel engine buses has been started. He informed that 219 buses are being run on various routes for girl students and the number of buses can be increased as per requirement.