Govt Issues E-tickets for Inter-District Travellers; 12600 People to Travel Today


DISPUR: The Assam Government had facilitated the inter-district transport of people from 25th to 27th April.

Today being the first day of the operation, 12600 people will be travelling across various districts. A total of 41,000 tickets were issued.

Reportedly, the people who have registered via 104 helpline number, will be receiving e-ticket via SMS a day earlier to the travel date. The tickets are to contain the bus details, name of the person, serial number, origin and destination of the journey along with the date and time of travel.

Only those people who have received the e-tickets will be allowed to travel.

The buses are to move from 12 noon of 25th April from the ASTC bus stands of all districts.

However, Guwahati is to have four boarding points at Paltanbazar bus stand, Machkhowa, ISBT and Adabari. In all other districts, the boarding points are only from the respective ASTC stations.

AP Tiwari, MD of ASTC, speaking to media informed that only those people who have received the SMS are to come to the assigned pick-up spot. Further, people are to wear their mask and gloves and maintain social-distancing.

He informed that all traveller will have to undergo a health test at the boarding place before being allowed to travel.

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