Edited By Pooja Gill,Updated: 20 Nov, 2023 04:26 PM
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh State Transport Corporation has collected revenue of more than Rs 32 lakh 58 thousand during the checking campaign in the month of October.
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh State Transport Corporation has collected revenue of more than Rs 32 lakh 58 thousand during the checking campaign in the month of October. According to the information received from the sources, checking was done by the enforcement personnel of the corporation in October, in which the department received a revenue of Rs 32 lakh 58 thousand 385 in just one month.
Principal Manager (Personnel) of the corporation, Ashok Kumar said that several steps have been taken to recover the transport corporation from losses. Due to this the corporation has earned huge dividends in the last six and a half years. For this, the buses of the Transport Corporation are regularly checked from time to time through the Sumo crew and interceptors formed at the headquarters level. In such a situation, in October, the buses operated by the Transport Corporation were inspected 1 lakh 16 thousand 834 times.
The corporation also tested the operators for alcohol
The head of the corporation said that during the investigation, a total of 4901 passengers were found traveling without tickets, while 172.4 tonnes of unbooked load was seized. Due to the action taken by the investigation team, the department recovered Rs 32 lakh 58 thousand 385. During this period, alcohol test of 8,420 drivers and conductors was also done.
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