The HC, in an interim order, directed the KSRTC to pay salaries by the fifth of every month. It said the matter of repayment of loan could wait until monthly salary disbursal is in order.
The CITU has made clear that continued reliance on the government to meet salary expenses will not bode well for KSRTC.
The BMS and the INTUC-led unions have decided to continue with their strike, demanding salary disbursal on time every month.
The journey will get into a ‘trip mode’ as the bus winds its way up through the Nadukani ghat road.
The ticket fare per person is Rs 825. The ticket fare also includes canoeing to enjoy the beauty of backwaters.
It was in 1997 that Rohini, a native of Puthupally, cleared the Public Service Commission exam and got appointed as a conductor.
The court, however, reserved its judgment on blocking the salary of the managing director of KSRTC.
Initially, a 49-seater non-AC bus will be hired on a trial basis for the purpose for a month.
The approval comes on the back of a letter that had been submitted by the KSRTC MD to the Finance department requesting Rs 65 crore to pay the salaries of employees.
The employees who take 20 duties per month will be eligible for an incentive of Rs.1000. An incentive up to Rs.2,000 will be given to those who take up to 25 duties per month.