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100 per cent bus fare concession for PWD

To avail the concession service, the person with disability needs to produce their disability certificate in original and show it to the authorised employee, driver or the handyman, Manipur State Transport director Nevidita Lairenlakpam stated.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 16 Jun 2022, 12:39 pm

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Manipur State Transport on Wednesday announced that all public transport bus services, including Manipur State Transport (MST) bus as well as private bus services will provide 100 per cent concession in bus fare to Persons with Disability (PWD).

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A notice issued by Manipur State Transport director Nevidita Lairenlakpam stated that the concession notice was issued in pursuance of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway, government of India, and secretariat of Transport department.

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All public transport bus services operating in the state will provide 100 per cent concession in bus fare to the persons with disability (with disability certificate of more than 40 per cent disability) and 50 per cent concession to one companion accompanying them, it informed. To avail the concession service, the person with disability needs to produce their disability certificate in original and show it to the authorised employee, driver or the handyman, it added. 

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First published:15 Jun 2022, 8:12 pm

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