K M Dayashankar
KARIMNAGAR: After the outbreak of the pandemic virus, the TSRTC Karimnagar region has reaped riches for the first time by operating special bus services during the Dasara festivities and earned revenue of Rs 1,42,48,644.
This is the first time the RTC had earned revenues after the second wave of the deadly virus in the district. Among all the bus depots in the integrated Karimnagar district, the Godavarikhani depot earned Rs 24.09 lakhs, followed by Karimnagar Two depot with Rs 1.99 lakhs, Jagtial depot with Rs 1.93 lakhs, Karimnagar One depot Rs 1.85 lakhs, Sircilla Rs 11.33 lakhs, Huzurabad Rs 10.55 lakhs, Manthani Rs 10.29 lakhs, Vemulawada Rs 10.20 lakhs, Korutla Rs 9.47 lakhs and Metpally Rs 8.70 lakhs making it a total of Rs 1.42 crore.
In a press note here today, Karimnagar RTC regional manager Anchuri Sridhar thanked the commuters for choosing the RTC to travel with safety and comfort. He also appealed to the passengers to show the same patronage to the RTC in the coming days also.
In the meantime, the RTC is also planning to further cash on the ensuing biennial Samakka-Sarakka festival which would be held from February 16 to 19, 2022 in Medaram in the old Warangal district by operating special buses from various parts of the district.