Govt to check transport fares on the eve of Eid

KARACHI: Sindh Transport Department has announced that Eid-ul-Adha is commencing on 25 September 2015 and people will travel to their parents and loved ones to celebrate Eid together. But there is a trend during this period that the transporters increase fares at their own will, causing extra burden on the travellers.

Chairman DRTA Board has been requested to constitute monitoring committees to check fares during Eid holidays and it should be ensured two days before Eid holidays to check the violators who are charging any extra fare against the fixed fare by the government and report be sent to the AD on daily basis as well as copy to the print and electronic media for the awareness of the general public and successful launch of campaign against violator.