The fare for travel on ordinary services from 8 pm to 5 am could be 50% more than the daytime fares if this proposal receives assent.
Even though the state government had initially issued an order regarding the formation of K-SWIFT, it had later withdrawn it and issued a new order. Hena was suspended for failing to inform the court about these developments.
The KSRTC had sought Rs 60 crore from the finance department to pay the salary of the staff. The finance department has granted Rs 30 crore. However, this amount was taken by banks as pending dues on loans availed by the KSRTC.
After the success of budget tours to tourist centres, the Kerala State Road Transportation Corporation (KSRTC) is launching pilgrimage bus services from December 20. The KSRTC buses of Alappuzha depot will start ferrying pilgrims to Thiruvairanikkulam temple near Kalady in Ernakulam district after