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Coronavirus lockdown: UPSRTC to restart operations soon, MHA nod awaited

"The start of operations and modalities will depend on the directions of the MHA and state government regarding the lockdown and its opening after May 31," he added

twitter-logoPTI | May 25, 2020 | Updated 15:49 IST
Coronavirus lockdown: UPSRTC to restart operations soon, MHA nod awaited

The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) is preparing to restart operations at a short notice but the date of resuming the services is yet to be decided, a senior official said on Monday. Reacting to reports that the state roadways buses would be restarting normal operations from June 1, the managing director of UPSRTC, Rajshekhar said the final decision will depend on the directions of the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Uttar Pradesh government regarding the ongoing lockdown.

"It has come to the notice of UPSRTC headquarters that many websites and social media sites have posted some information about the operations of buses from June 1," Rajshekhar told reporters. "The start of operations and modalities will depend on the directions of the MHA and state government regarding the lockdown and its opening after May 31," he added.

"We are preparing ourselves so that we can start operations at a short notice. The final date, time and modalities of operation completely depend on the decision about the lockdown and its lifting," he said further.

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