Jammu March 22: J&K State Road Transport Corporation Jammu on the persistent demand made by the Jammu Yatri Bhawan Trust has launched the new air-conditioned Volvo Bus Service from Jammu to Haridwar for the devotees/visitors visiting the holy place of Haridwar.
This air-conditioned bus is being pressed into service from March 23, 2018. This new bus service is being launched in addition to JKSRTC bus services already running daily between Jammu to Haridwar, said Pawan Kumar Shastri, President Jammu Yatri Bhawan Trust.
The Volvo bus service facility will be leaving from Jammu Bus Stand on March 23 between 5 to 5.30 PM and shall reach to Haridwar on March 24, 2018 (morning hours). Similarly, leave Haridwar from Jammu Yatri Bhawan premises in the late evening to reach Jammu the next morning.
This will also facilitate those who go to Haridwar for performing last rites of their ancestors. For the convenience of the visiting Yatris, this regular bus shall directly reach the Jammu Yatri Bhawan Trust Haridwar enrout the Haridwar Bus Stand, he said.
For providing this facility to the visiting Yatris the Management of the Jammu Yatri Bhawan Trust expressed its sincere thanks especially to Sunil Kumar Sharma, Minister of State for Transport (Independent Charge) and Afroz Mir M.D JKSRTC for providing the AC Bus (Volvo) service to Haridwar on regular basis.
Yatris can have their ticket booking to Haridwar from SRTC office and Jammu Yatri Bhawan Trust office Jammu/Haridwar. Gurdas Sharma (General Secretary Jammu Yatri Bhawan Trust) and Jatinder Aggarwal (Trustee Jammu Yatri Bhawan Trust) were also present in the press conference.