Punjab govt to resume bus service to Delhi IGI airport soon


Punjab Transport Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar, on Wednesday, said that Punjab Government bus service to Delhi International Airport will be resumed soon. He said that after the threadbare discussion between the Chief Ministers of both the governments, the issue has been taken up today at the Secretary-level meeting of the Transport Departments of both the states.

Bhullar said that during recent meeting with the Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann, he apprised him about the long pending issue, which was directly connected with the increase in the revenue of the Transport Department.

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“I also informed the Chief Minister about the issue of looting of state’s passengers by private bus operators in unavailability of public bus service”, said the Transport Minister, adding that the Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann had recently taken up the matter with Delhi Chief Minister Mr. Arvind Kejriwal.

Bhullar said he had then asked Transport  Secretary Vikas Garg to hold a meeting with the concerned officials of Delhi Government, which was held today with the Principal Secretary Transport Ashish Kundra and officials of the Delhi International Airport. During the meeting various aspects were discussed in the light of the court order.

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The Transport Minister said that Punjab government buses would be able to provide affordable travel service to the passengers up till Delhi Airport from different cities of the state.

Transport Secretary Vikas Garg said that during the meeting Delhi government assured that the Punjab Government bus service would be able to ply up till Delhi international Airport.