With symbolic release of five mini bus permits to unemployed youths, MLA Sushil Rinku and Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori today kick-started distribution of 190 mini bus permits to youths in a virtual launch event chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.Divulging the details, MLA Sushil Rinku and Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori said that the scheme aimed at providing ample job opportunities to unemployed youths under the ambitious Ghar-Ghar Rojgar and Karobar Mission besides strengthening the road connectivity of the rural areas with the city. They said that 190 applicants from the Jalandhar and Kapurthala districts were selected for the mini bus permits adding permit grant letters to five youths of Jalandhar District have been issued in today’s event.They further added that home delivery of Driving Licenses (DLs) and vehicle registration certificates (RCs) through postal system has also been launched by the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, which would help more than 20000 applicants across district to receive their DLs and RCs at their home. He said that 10000 applicants of driving license and equal number of applicants of vehicle registration certificates would receive their documents from the transport department at their home and now they need not to visit any government office collect these dpcuments. They said that the new delivery system would transform the overall scenario of public service in the transport department adding it would further infuse a sense of transparency and accountability in the system.Thanking Captain Government for this initiative, Dakoha resident Kamna said that she had applied for the mini bus permit under the Ghar-Ghar Rojgar and Karobar Mission and now she is getting the permit grant letter for Musapur to Jalandhar city bus strand route. She mentioned that it was like a dream coming true as she would be able to run her own small business enterprise.
Another beneficiary Jarnial Singh, a resident of Mohyal Nagar while hailing the Punjab government’s decision to open mini bus permits for unemployed youths, said that he had never thought of getting a bus permit on his name. Jarnail Singh further lauded the transparent process to issue the bus permits as all the applicants have got the permits on the merit basis.Pointing out further, the Secretary Regional Transport Authority (RTA) Barjinder Singh said that all the selected applicants would be provided with the mini bus permits within a couple of days and allotment letters were being sent to them. Once they submit their permit fees, they will be able to start their buses on the given route.Today bus permit grant letters have been issued to a Dakoha resident Kamna, who has received permit for the Musapur to Jalandhar bus stand route via Ucha, Mohadipur, Isherwal, Mauli, Nangal, Fateh Khan, Badiana, Jaitewali, Patra, Bolina, Johalan, and Rama Mandi. Similarly, Ramit Sharma of Master Tara Singh Nagar has received bus permit for Rehana Jattan to Jalandhar via Domeli, Mussapur, Ucha, Bahani, Kotli Tahlan, Dhilwan, and Chugitti. Third beneficiary Sarita a resident of Central town has got the permit for Jamsher Khas to Jalandhar bus stand route via village saprai, Chananpur, Jagral, Shahpur, CT Institure, CT World School Kadianwali, Mithapur, Punjabi Bagh, Urban Estate, Wadala Chowk, Boota Mandi, Guru Ravi Dass Chowk, Nakodar Chowk, Guru Nanak Mission chowk. Jarnial Singh of Mohyal Nagar has received permit grant letter for Jalandhar to Lutera Khurd route via Rama Mandi, Johal Bolina, Jaitewali, Patara, Nangal, Fateh Khan, Nauli, Isherwal, Jethpur, Kotli Jamit Singh, and Harnek Singh of village Dhanowali has received permit for Jalandhar to Bulle route via Railway station, Pathankot Chowk, Ballan, Naugajja, Dogri, Mustapur, and Shivdasspur.MLA Sushil Rinku and Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori while congratulating these youths for the bus permit also wished for their bright career in the business. They called upon these youths to provide the best of the services to their consumers and take their career to the next level.