Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday flagged off 25 buses completely for girls and senior residents to journey inside the metropolis of Guwahati. Flagging off the brand new pink buses beneath Bhraman Sarathi Scheme, Sonowal stated that the free transport service would immensely assist girls and senior residents.
The brand new bus service of the Assam State Transport Company (ASTC) would give a brand new dimension to the state governments welfare measures within the new yr, he stated.
He urged all commuters to care for these buses which is able to ply in 5 routes.
Sonowal lauded Transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary and all ASTC workers for his or her devoted service through the pandemic interval.
ASTC buses transported important gadgets inside the Northeastern area and to different elements of the nation, in addition to bringing again individuals stranded exterior the state through the lockdown.
Talking on the event, Patowary stated that his division launched this bus service for girls and senior residents as per the route of the chief minister to make their journey protected and cozy.