KOHAT: the general public transporters affiliation has rejected the fares fixed by using the nearby delivery Authority, terming them irrational, and has allowed the transporters to fee Rs30 to Rs35 greater from the passengers on all the routes.

Jan Mohammad, the association’s president, informed sunrise that the RTA ought to revise the fares in step with the surge in costs of CNG and toll tax due to the fact they could not bear losses.

To a query that the railcar charged Rs100 less at the Rawalpindi path he stated it ran on diesel and took hundreds of passengers at a time in numerous coaches which divided the fare.

. Besides, he stated there has been no toll tax on it.

Mr Mohammad regretted that that they had conveyed their reservations to the administration time and again but to no avail.

On inter-district routes, the RTA has fixed Rs108 for Peshawar, Rs210 for Rawalpindi, Rs188 for Bannu, Rs108 for Karak, Rs115 for Shakardarra, Rs384 for DI Khan, Rs153 for Thall, Rs81 from Hangu to Thall, Rs66 from Karak to Bannu, Rs230 from Karak to Peshawar. The fares have been constant on the rate of Rs1.53 consistent with kilometre.

On intra-district routes, fares were constant from Rs4 to Rs62 on Rawalpindi, Bannu, Peshawar and Hangu roads.

Arab Jan, in-price visitors wardens, whilst contacted, informed that the RTA even as solving the fares had now not taken into consideration toll tax and the latest hike in CNG. He said visitors wardens couldn't nice transporters due to the fact their needs were true and moreover that they had additionally threatened complete strike. In truth people don't have any different desire however to pay the high fares, he said.

young docs’ troubles: President of young medical doctors affiliation, Dr Javeria Hayat Khan has expressed deep subject over the dilapidated circumstance of quarters of the residence officials and defective generator within the Liaquat Memorial health center.

She visited the health facility at the side of the association’s vice chairman Dr Mumtaz Khan and secretary trendy Dr Fawad Khan at the invitation of younger docs who have been complaining about dealing with problems for many months. She regretted that the young docs had been residing and performing their obligations amid immoderate power loadshedding, absence of drinking water and the faulty generator.

They took up the matter with scientific superintendent Dr Gul-i-Rana and deputy medical superintendent Dr Gul Khan who instructed them that due to scarcity of funds they could not solve the docs’ problems. They stated notwithstanding several applications to the fitness branch the desired funds had been now not supplied.

posted in sunrise, July 10th, 2019