Tribune Information Service

Solan, September 16

The Haryana Tourism Company (HTC) is looking for Himachal Street Transport Company’s (HRTC) assist to utilise its varied tourism complexes falling on key routes reminiscent of Chandigarh-Delhi-Agra highways.

The HTC runs 42 tourism complexes, which apart from being spacious, present services reminiscent of parking, meals, refreshment, parks and kids nook. Eight such complexes are situated on the Chandigarh-Delhi-Agra freeway the place lengthy distant HRTC buses additionally ply.

‘Obtainable at cheaper costs’

  • Haryana Tourism Company runs 42 complexes
  • Eight such complexes are situated on the Chandigarh-Delhi-Agra freeway, on which HRTC buses ply
  • As per a communication acquired from the HTC, officers stated the charges supplied at these tourism complexes are decrease

As per a communication acquired from the HTC, officers acknowledged that the charges supplied at these tourism complexes are on the decrease facet. A request has additionally been made to the HRTC to direct the bus drivers to utilise these services relatively than halting at personal lodges and dhabas on the nationwide highways.

The HTC has additionally listed key tourism complexes on the Nationwide Freeway-1 from Delhi to Chandigarh and on Delhi-Agra freeway at Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat, Samalkha, Rai Sonepat, Faridabad and Hodal. Tourism complexes at Rohtak, Hisar and Sirsa on the NH-10 have additionally been talked about.

HRTC Govt Director Rajiv Kumar, whereas confirming the information, stated: “A communication has been acquired from the HTC Managing Director. They’ve requested that the lengthy route HRTC buses, plying on Chandigarh-Delhi and different routes must be directed to halt at their complexes. The proposal is into account.”

Although lengthy route buses earlier halted at these complexes for refreshments, breakfast, tea, dinner, and so forth., the observe was later discontinued. Whereas the transfer, if applied, might assist the HTC improve its gross sales, an identical request might be made by the state authorities to the Haryana Authorities for buses plying in Himachal.

It has been noticed that drivers halt at dhabas and lodges the place they’ve a tie-up. The Chandigarh-Delhi freeway is dotted with a number of famend dhabas that appeal to motorists by providing a variety of delicacies.