Jammu, Jun 7 : Jammu district administration has allowed a limited number of minibuses to ply in Phase 1 from Monday in Unlock 1.0. Official sources here said that the Regional Transport Office has issued notification and list of around 1096 commercial vehicles (Mini Buses) which shall be allowed to play in Jammu city and its peripheral routes falling in Municipal limits during lockdown Covid-19 restrictions in proposed vehicles deployment in phase-1 to 318 vehicles.
Whereas, Regional Transport Authority also decided that 1/3 of minibuses shall ply on R S Pura and Akhnoor routes identified by concerned SDMs/SDPDs. Further, 1/3 of big buses shall ply on Jammu-Chamb and Jammu- R S Pura routes. Transporters a few days ago held a demonstration demanding resumption of commercial Vehicle services as they are unable to meet daily requirements in view of lockdown. They threatened to block roads and set minibuses on fire if no fruitful decision is taken. The transporters also met the Deputy Commissioner Jammu Sushma Chauhan for the redressal of their grievances. (UNI)