During the journey in the buses of Uttar Pradesh Transport Corporation (UP Roadways), if the operator asks your age, then you will not be surprised. In fact, under the latest orders of the Transport Corporation administration, it has been made mandatory for the bus operator to record the details of the passengers traveling in his bus daily. KK Sharma, manager of Meerut area of Transport Corporation, said that the purpose of the latest orders of the administration is only to know that what is the average number of general and senior citizens traveling daily in UP Transport Corporation buses, so that we can make senior citizens on the basis of that. To increase the necessary facilities.
According to Sharma, before doing anything new, a survey has to be done. Responding to a question on what the passengers would have to show as proof of age, he said, “The passengers will give their age orally. They will not have to produce any proof. The operators will only enter the age mentioned on their behalf in the details.” “
This order for accredited journalists
At the same time, the Uttar Pradesh Transport Corporation will take special care of the accredited journalists traveling in their buses. For this, a circular has also been issued by the Transport Corporation Headquarters, Lucknow. In this circular issued under the signature of Principal Manager (Operations) Ashutosh Gaur, it has been said that it has been brought to the notice by the UP Working Journalists Union that on reaching the seats reserved for recognized journalists, the journalists will be allowed to travel due to the presence of passengers already. Difficulty has to be faced.
In the order issued on March 11, 2022, for all the Regional Managers / Service Managers and all the Assistant Regional Managers (Depots) of the Corporation, it has been said that in order to solve the above problem, it is necessary that any candidate on behalf of the operator on the reserved seat for recognized journalists. While seating the passenger, it should be clearly stated that this seat is reserved for a recognized journalist and will have to be relinquished on his arrival.”
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