The U.P. state highway transport company (UPSRTC) at its 244th board evaluate assembly on Tuesday cleared maternity privileges for employees and introducing 100 electric buses to its current fleet within the state capital.
Within the assembly, chaired by principal secretary, transport, L Venkateshwar Lu, 11 issues have been finalised together with interdepartmental change for pregnant women operators.
These operators will now be assigned clerical work throughout their being pregnant and will avail this facility twice of their profession, officers mentioned.
The ‘paise per kilometer fee’ for upkeep of buses on the depot stage has been raised from 5 paise (allotted in 1996) to 7 paise per km now. “It was additionally determined that 100 digital buses shall be launched to the UPSRTC fleet for particular routes. These buses should cowl at the very least 250 km per day and to assist their motion, 10 electric automobile charging stations shall be arrange at separate areas within the metropolis by way of the general public non-public partnership (PPP mode) as supplied by the UP Electric Car Manufacturing and Mobility Coverage of 2022,” officers mentioned.
Development work for two bus depots, one at Izzatnagar, Bareilly, and the opposite at Bewar, Mainpuri was additionally permitted on the evaluate assembly attended by transport, finance, planning and different departments. Sure bus stations have additionally been recognized to be additional developed into world class bus ports, underneath the PPP mode.
The recruitment of driver and operator posts has additionally been opened for contract-based and outsourced hiring by way of third events.