Hyderabad: Kidney patients to get free RTC bus pass

Hyderabad: Government of Telangana has decided to extend free travel facility by Telangana State Road Transport Corporation buses for about 7,600 kidney patients covered under Aarogyasri and undergoing dialysis.

These persons will be eligible to travel free in Pallevelugu and Express buses in districts and in City Ordinary, Metro Express and Metro Deluxe buses in Hyderabad and Warangal cities. The Government of Telangana will reimburse around Rs. 12.22 crore per annum to TSRTC towards this facility provided to kidney patients.

TSRTC Managing Director Sunil Sharma has issued orders to all the Depots to implement the above instructions of the Government of Telangana.