J&K : Traffic Police pitches for Fixation of fare charges for Vehicles ferrying School going children


SSP traffic writes to Transport Commissioner for fixing the fare to be charged from the students.The copy of which was sent to IGP traffic Basant Rath, RTO Office, Additional SP traffic city as well.

In his Letter the SSP had raised the concern of fare charged by the Vehicles ferrying School going Children, he said Since there is no standard/ fixed fare charge rate for the vehicles of the schools or private operators for ferrying schools going children from their homes to school & back, this matter  has remained unattended for a long time now.

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It is therefore requested to Kindly intervene &  fix some sort of standard fare/fare charges rate be fixed for school Vehicles or private operators ferrying school Children.

He also said, there have been lots of complaints from parents of school going children that school authorities and private transporters were “charging exorbitant rates and besides this, the private operators are restoring to overcharging without impunity.

This matter is of importance and needs your personal attention.