Haryana to provide free travel for construction workers in state buses

Construction workers in Haryana will soon be able to travel for free between their homes and places of work in state transport buses

Haryana’s deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala, on January 16, 2020, said the government will provide bus passes, the cost of which will be borne by the state, to construction workers to commute between their residences and work places in state transport buses. He was chairing the 19th meeting of ‘The Haryana Building and Others Construction Works Welfare Board’ in Gurugram, a press release said.

It was decided in the meeting that the scheme will be named ‘Atal Bihari Vajpayee Shramik Avagaman Yojana’ and the cost of the workers’ travel in the public transport will be taken care of by the Board. The deputy chief minister instructed the officials of the Labour Department, to outline modalities in consultation with Transport Department officials.

 

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