IEP Chandigarh, July 29, 2022Haryana
Transport Minister Mool Chand Sharma on Friday said that the State Government has decided to provide free travel facility in Haryana Roadways buses as a gift to women of the state on the occasion of Rakshabandhan. He said that the Government is providing this facility so as to assist the women of the state to visit their brothers’ place.The Transport Minister said that the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved a proposal to this effect today. He said that the facility of free travel will begin from 12 noon on August 10, 2022 and will remain till 12 midnight on August 11, 2022. This facility will be provided in ordinary buses of Haryana Roadways buses.Sharma said that free travel facility was being provided by the Transport Department to women and children up to 15 years of age on the occasion of Rakshabandhan for the last several years which was halted during the Covid-19 pandemic. At present, after the significant decline in the Covid-19 cases, it has been decided to resume this facility to women.