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 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 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 with one attendant can travel free after producing the Identity card issued by Deputy commissioner.
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’s and EX- MLA ‘s can travel free in the buses of Punjab Roadways on production of identity cards.
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.
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 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.