Beneficiary lauds captain authorities for this distinctive initiative to empower lakhs of women throughout state
Move goals at offering protected, trouble free and dependable travelling in authorities buses: DC
JALANDHAR: With Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday kick-started free bus service for women passengers in authorities buses, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori launched the free bus travelling facility in Jalandhar district.
Participating in a state-level digital inauguration occasion at District Administrative Complex, the deputy commissioner stated that with impact from April 1, 2021 all women are eligible to journey in government-owned busses free of price. He stated that the choice has been taken by the Punjab authorities to make sure hassle-free, protected and dependable travelling amenities to women including this transfer would depart a ever-lasting affect on our society, particularly from the stand-point of women empowerment.
Meanwhile, one of many beneficiaries Suman, a neighborhood resident lauded the efforts of Captain Government for guaranteeing free and protected transportation providers to women. While sharing her private experiences, she stated this transfer would encourage lakhs of women throughout the state to go to far-flung areas for jobs in the most secure bus providers and that too at free-of-cost.
Divulging extra, the DC stated that the beneficiaries want to hold her ID proof of Punjab domicile and they are going to be supplied tickets displaying zero fare. He added that now the panic button has additionally been put in in the buses, which might be utilized by women passengers in case of any hassle. The vital help could be supplied to these urgent panic as requisite preparations have already been made on the backend akin to management room, CCTV cameras at bus stands, and car monitoring system in buses. Mr. Thori stated these strikes would show a big transformation in public transport to make sure security of women.
Prominent amongst others current on the event included Additional Deputy Commissioner Jasbir Singh, Assistant Commissioner Hardeep Singh, District Program Officer G.S. Randhawa, G.M. Roadways Navraj Batish.