The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will operate buses from Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mangaluru, Putturu and other places based on the requirement.
The minister informed that the government will need some time to arrive at this policy decision.
More long-distance services are set to resume after June 17.
Owners and crew members accused that the agents, who had hired the vehicles, were refusing to pay for the return trip.
Around 300 tourist buses that ferried guest workers to their home states from Kerala are stranded in West Bengal, Assam and other places after the several states went under lockdown due to the surge in COVID-19 cases.
The buses of the public carrier KSRTC on the route are also operating with very few passengers.
India has put restrictions and curbs on tourists visiting the country, as have many other international countries on visitors from India.
The strike led by INTUC and BMS demanding pay reform has rendered more than 30 bus depots without service.
A major portion of KSRTC 's income is spent on fuel. Automation system was installed in the pumps of KSRTC depots to check the increasing expenses on fuel especially in the wake of hike in prices of diesel.
Before entering the Indian cities, a corporate video of Uber in various Indian languages was posted on social media platforms two months ago.