Delhi More Bus stand started functioning from Tuesday after an inauguration.
‘ The district administration has completed its preparation entrusted its responsibility to Rakesh Kumar – circle officer(Darbhanga Sadar) ’ said the district magistrate of Darbhanga , Dr. Chandrashekhar Singh .
The basic facilities of the passengers have been restored in the new bus stand.
New bus stand falls outside municipal area
As per the plan Kadirabad bus stand will also be shifted but gradually to the new bus stand.The administration has become active in this direction.For this, the efforts will be started from Tuesday by the administration.According to CO that administration will try to close down operations from the first day.
Private bus stand is in Kadirabad locality of the city. All private buses are currently being operated from here . This area is under municipal corporation of darbhanga and it operates this bus stand.
The new Bus stand falls outside the municipal area and the responsibility for its operation has been given to the circle officer of the administration.The Kadirabad at bus stand will not be closed in one stroke.But it will be completely closed phasewise.
Although it will reduce the jams , People of the city will have trouble if buses operate from Delhi more.It is also very far from Darbhanga junction..
It is three kilometres away from Kadirabad bus stand.There is also a railway gate in the middle of the way.
The existing road is too narrow and daily passengers will have more trouble in commuting.For highway 4-lane passengers the bus stand will prove very beneficial , although.
Basic facilities restored
The basic facilities have been restored for the passengers in the new Bas stand . Drinking water, toilets and electricity for lighting has been arranged for the passengers. The administration will extend the other facilities according to a need. Three employees have been engaged in the initial stage for bus stand operation.In this,two revenue employees and one clerk have been deputed.
For operating buses from bus stand, a prescribed fee will be applicable by the district administration.Under this , Rs 30 for big vehicles and Rs 15 for small vehicles will be charged.
Rain Basera (Night Shelter) will be built
DM has told that arrangements have been made in stand for passenger amenities.Other facilities which are not available will also be provided.He told that Rain Basera (night shelter) will be made in the Bus Stand.The passenger shed will also be built.For the convenience of the passengers, the government rate of bus fare has also been decided.
Auto-rickshaw built in bus stand
An auto-rickshaw stand has also been built in bus stand.The buses of BSRTC will also run from Delhi more new Bas Stand .Sharnanand Jha , RM of BSRTC said this in the inauguration ceremony . He also demanded platform No 1 to 4 for operation of BSRTC buses from DM .