Tuesday, 21st October 2014

Sajha Yatayat makes an income of Rs 36 million


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In less than one year of its resuming operation, the Sajha Yatayat has made an income of Rs 36 million.

After remaining out of operation for 12 years for various reasons, Sajha Yatayat has resumed operation from 13 April, 2013.

The state-owned transport entity has now 16 buses in operation and some 2.47 million passengers have traveled in them in ten months of operation. “The Sajha Yatayat has been successful to raise Rs 36.025 million the tickets so far.”

Although other buses charge full fare, the Sajha buses have been charging certain amount as per the distance, for example, Rs 10, Rs 15, Rs 17 and Rs 20, said Sajha Manager Mahendra Raj Pandey.

The Sajha buses have 55 seat capacity and 15 people can travel by standing, said Pandey. It has been collecting resources for expanding services in view of the demands of the passengers and will add more buses in the valley and even outside valley, Pandey added.

Sajha Yatayat is operating the service in two routes - Kalanki, Kalimati, Tripureshwor, Nayabaneshwor, Sinamangal and Airport and Jawalakhel, Tripureshwor, Jamal, Teaching Hospital and Naya Bus Park route.