GUWAHATI: ASTC (Assam State Transport Corporation) MD AP Tiwari has informed newsmen in the city that ETMs (electronic ticket machines) are being introduced in ASTC buses in the State as is the case in other metropolitan cities of the country.
Tiwari informed the media of this at a function on Saturday when Ashok Battaray and Haricharan Boro were appointed as the chairperson and the vice chairperson respectively of the Corporation.
Tiwari has further said that solar-power is going to be a reality at the ASTC office at Paltan Bazar in the city within six months. The process, according to Tiwari, is at the preliminary stage and will help save power.
Tiwari has also informed the media of the fact that the Corporation has supplied buses to ONGC and that is set to earn Rs 1.45-crore revenue monthly for the Corporation.