Uttar Pradesh, Haryana sign interstate bus service pact

July 23rd, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS  


Lucknow, July 23(IANS) The Uttar Pradesh and Haryana governments have signed a pact to start interstate roadways bus services on nearly 300 routes, officials said. Uttar Pradesh Transport Minister Ram Achal Rajbhar and his Haryana counterpart Mange Ram Gupta, in a joint press conference Tuesday said the pact was signed in New Delhi.

“Both the states will now be operating buses on 256 routes outside the National Capital Region (NCR) and 35 routes inside the NCR,” informed Rajbhar.

Initially, services have been started between Lucknow-Gurgaon and Lucknow-Faridabad. “Gradually, bus services between most of the important districts of both the states will be started and the process is on,” assured Rajbhar.

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