The public transport service is like Bus services etc. to resume its bus operations in the Pune city as the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) has received a positive response during the Ganesh festival.
PMPML services were on hold for the last 4 months due to increasing cases of Covid-19 in the City, only those who were in the essential service were allowed to use the services. On 14th August, PMPML chairman and managing director (CMD) held a meeting with the state deputy chief minister seeking resumption of its service.
“PMPML is already going through losses due to the pandemic and now, it is important to start the public transport service as well. So, we had a discussion with deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar in this regard and he was positive about it,” said Rajendra Jagtap, chairman and managing director (CMD) PMPML.
“Now we will have subsequent meetings with both the civic body chiefs and accordingly, the bus service will resume in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad. We will be trying our best to restart the service with all safety precautions, rules and regulations from August 22, which marks Ganeshotsav,” said Jagtap.