Henceforth, bus services for major stations such as Nagpur, Hingoli, Latur, Parbhani, Akola, Vashim, Osmanabad, Beed and Jalna will depart from the Central Bus Station (CBS).
The decision was taken unanimously in the meeting of advisory committee of ST on Saturday. It was also decided that other bus services such as Thane, Pune, Nashik, Dhule, Mumbai, Ahmednagar, Dombivli, Malegaon and Indore will depart from Cidco, as usual.
The meeting was organised under chairmanship of Vinayakrao Borse Patil, the president of the committee. According to him, this decision will save public money and control the illegal public transport services resulting increase in the revenue of the ST.
The members of the committee demanded removal of the encroachments at ST stands, frequency of city buses, additional bus rounds on market day, season ticket centres for students, police chowky at Cidco stand, canteen at different workshops for employees, and above all exemption in toll tax.
Demands for bus services at different places in the city and surrounding areas were also produced.
Mansukh Zambad, Anil Parkhe, Subhash Devkar, Abdul Kadar Abdul Hanif, along with other members, were present for the meeting.