No increase of bus ticket fares as of now: Suspended employees to return – Minister B. Sriramulu

Bengaluru, February 10, 2022 ( “Employees of the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) who got suspended after protesting against the State Government asking to fulfill their various demands are being reinstated. We are reinstating 100 employees today,” opined Transport Minister B. Sriramulu.
Speaking in Bengaluru today, he said, “About 1610 KSRTC employees had lost their jobs due to the protest. Today we are readmitting 100 of them and tomorrow 200 more will be reinstated. Though there is no provision of readmission, we are doing so looking at your families,” he explained.
“We are reinstating the suspended KSRTC employees following instructions from the Chief Minister. I request you not to do so in the future. If it repeats I won’t stand by you. We will start giving salaries properly from next month and try to solve all the problems,” he added.
Replying to a question on the possibility of an increase in bus ticket fare he informed me that there are no plans as of now. “Ticket fares of Volvo buses have been increased already,” he said.
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