RTC to run special pilgrim services
APSRTC East Godavari regional manager Chintha Ravi Kumar has said that steps are being taken to operate special trips to various pilgrim centres...
Rajamahendravaram: APSRTC East Godavari regional manager Chintha Ravi Kumar has said that steps are being taken to operate special trips to various pilgrim centres during the auspicious Karthika masam.
Disclosing the details in a press conference held at his office here on Monday, he said about 250 buses would be operated for the pilgrimage at affordable charges. As part of the special package, the RTC can also arrange boarding and lodging at the request of the pilgrims.
The buses would be operated to famous pilgrim centres such as Vijayawada, Tirupathi, Tirumala, Kanipakam, Srisailam, Mahanandi, Siripuram, Sabarimala and Arunachalam.
Apart from Srisailam, bus services would be operated to the famous Shaivate temples in Amaravathi, Bhimavaram, Someswaram, Palacole, Kotipalli, Draksharama and Samakot under Pancharama Kshetra Darshini during Karthika Masam.
Further information can be had over the phone numbers 0883-2468625 and 99592 25561.
During this Dasara festival, the region earned an income of Rs 1 crore by operating 300 services.