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Daily Commuters 

DAILY COMMUTERS TRAVELLING ON PASSES


Passes are issued to students and employees who travel on a regular basis in the buses of Punjab Roadways/PUNBUS buses and the procedure for obtaining theses passes is as below:

BUS PASSES TO STUDENT:

Student bus passes are being issued to the student of the Govt. recognized Schools, Colleges and Institutes. The Schools, Colleges and Institutes recognized by the Government can apply to the concerned General Manager of Punjab Roadways depot to include their school, college and institution in the list of approved schools, colleges and institutions eligible for issue of concessional bus passes with a copy of the recognition order. As soon as the request is received from the school, colleges, institutions, the same is processed to include the applicant institute in the list of approved schools, college, and institutions. The name of the school or college must be approved by the state technical board or university to be included in the approved list.
Students can apply for concessional passes with passport size photo affixed on the application duly attested by the head of institution. The concessional pass application duly filled up by the student and signed by the head of institution should be presented to the pass clerk of the respective depot and the pass will be issued within 24 hours of the receipt of application. Other details of the scheme can be obtained from the superintendent of the concerned depot.
The student are allowed traveling to their institute as per fare given below:-

First 5 kms = Rs 36+2=38/-
Up to 10 kms = Rs 45+2=47/-
Up to 15 kms = Rs 63+2=65/-
Up to 20 kms = Rs 75+2= 77/-
Up to 25 kms = Rs 99+2=101/-
Up to 30 kms = Rs 108+2=110/-
Up to 35 kms = Rs 123+2=125/-
Up to 40 kms = Rs 132+2=134/-
Up to 45 kms = Rs 147+2=149/-
Up to 50 kms = Rs 156+2=158/-
Up to 55 kms = Rs 168+2=170/-
Up to 60 kms = Rs 180+2=182/-
The pass is valid for three months.

EMPLOYEE PASSES:

Punjab Roadways and PUNBUS buses make passes for employees and teachers at the following rates:
Teachers: 35 single fares per month.
Employees: 40 single fares per month.
The application along with the letter of the employer or the principal is to be submitted in the office of the concerned General manager and passes are issued after completing the necessary formalities.

Free Services 

PASSENGERS TRAVELLING FREE IN BUSES OF PUNJAB ROADWAYS


The following category of passengers travel free of cost in the buses of Punjab Roadways and PUNBUS buses and the procedure being followed for various categories is explained.
 
POLICE PERSONNEL
Police person can travel free in the buses of Punjab Roadways after giving the conductor a voucher called police ticket indicating their name and the distance they are traveling along with their identity card number. The police personnel are issued tickets by their own office and they fill in the required details in the ticket and hand it over to the conductor for the distance they travel.

JAIL PERSONNEL
Jail personnel are allowed to travel in buses free of cost against police vouchers that they fill and submit to the conductor of the bus. These vouchers are submitted by the conductor in their respective depots and claims are lodged with the Jails department which reimburses this travel by their employees from time to time to the transport department.

FREEDOM FIGHTER
Freedom fighter with one attendant can travel free after producing the Identity card issued by Deputy commissioner.

PRESS REPORTERS

Accredited Press reporters can travel free on production of identity card and they are required to fill in the slips giving details of the distance they travel, which are issued to them by the Public Relations department.

MLA/ Ex-MLA
MLA’s and EX- MLA ‘s can travel free in the buses of Punjab Roadways on production of identity cards.

CANCER PATIENTS
Cancer patients are allowed free traveling with effect from 1.4.2001 for their treatment at PGI Chandigarh as follows
Passengers living within 100 kilometers of Chandigarh- Tickets worth Rs 600/-for six months are issued.
Passengers living above 100 kilometers from Chandigarh - Tickets worth Rs 900/- for six months are issued.

Procedure for obtaining Tickets: Cancer patients can collect tickets worth Rs. 600/- or Rs. 900/- as the case may be at the CMO of the concerned district after producing a certificate from PGI/Hospital.

BLIND PERSONS
All blind persons can travel free in the buses on production of the identity card issued by C.M.O of the concerned district.

SCHOOL STUDENTS
School students are allowed to travel free in the buses of Punjab Roadways up to 10th class.

WIDOWS OF TERRORIST VICTIMS

Widows of terrorist victims are allowed to travel free in the buses of Punjab Roadways against production of identity cards issued by the deputy commissioner of their districts.

Concessional Services

PASSENGERS TRAVELLING ON CONCESSION IN BUSES OF PUNJAB ROADWAYS AND PUNBUS BUSES


Punjab Roadways is allowing concessional travel in buses of Punjab Roadways to:
a) Old Women over 60 years.
b) Handicapped persons.

CONCESSIONAL TICKETS ISSUED TO OLD LADIES:
Old ladies above 60 years of age can travel in the bus at 50% concession tickets on production of Identity card issued by Social welfare Department.

HANDICAPED PERSONS:
Handicapped person-having disability of more than 40% can travel on concession at 50% of normal fare. They have to produce a card issued by the CMO of the district certifying the percentage of their handicap.

Hiring of Buses

HIRING OF BUSES BY GOVT. DEPARTMRNT AND PRIVATE PARTIES


Punjab Roadways is providing buses on Hire @ Rs 21.32 per km (as per present rates) for special occasions like marriages and melas or for other special occasions subject to the following conditions:
A) Up to 60kms(one-way)- mileage is charged 4 times
Subject to minimum of 100km
B) Above 60km (one-way)- mileage is charged on actual basis subject to minimum of 240km
C) Inter-state routes: - If the rate fixed by the other state is higher than the rate mentioned above them the rates applicable in the state will be charged for the portion of the journey in that state.
 
HALTAGE:
Haltage is charged at the rate of Rs. 70 per hour subject to the following free hours.
Free haltage for journey up to 60km = nil
Free haltage for journey above 60km up to 100km = 3 hour's
Free haltage for journey above 100km up to 240km = 6 hour's
Free haltage for journey above 240km up to 320km = 12 hour's
Free haltage for journey above 320kms = 24 hour's (every slab 320km)
When the bus is hired for two or more days free haltage is determined according to mileage covered by bus every day.