Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan inks pact to boost transport facilities on 199 routes
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 14-Jun-2017

Lucknow, June 14: An inter-state agreement to strengthen bus travel between Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan inked on Wednesday. On this occasion, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has said that the present state government was committed to providing better transport facilities to the people of the state and added on how since ages transport and travel have been a principal reason for development.

He was speaking at his official residence after the signing of an agreement between Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh to strengthen bus services between the two states. Yogi also said that India was a sovereign state which was also proved by the fact that the two states have signed this agreement and recalled the greatness of Rajasthan which was known for its culture, bravery, courage and velour.

The Chief Minister pointed out that our cultural roots were the soul of our country and hence it was imperative for the state, country and the society to have better transport facilities, commuting becomes easy by this, he said further and pointed out that cultural unity also gets boosted.

Besides, the Chief Minister pointed out, people of both states have had a deep sense of appreciation of each other's educational institutions and cultural heritage. Meanwhile, UP government were also running buses in Nepal.

Under this agreement, there is also a facility of this bus service for going through nearby states like Madhya Pradesh and Haryana. Under the agreement, on 199 routes, UP Transport Corporation's buses can ply 56,774 km daily in Rajasthan and the Rajasthan Road Transport Corporation buses can ply on 56,558 km in UP every day.