KATHMANDU — Metropolitan Traffic Police Division is to lunch a help desk for convenience of passengers in view of the upcoming festivals. The help desk is to be set up with the joint participation of Nepal Police, transport entrepreneurs and civil society representatives.
The division is setting up such desk at 12 places of the Kathmandu Valley with the opening of ticket bookings in advance for long and medium routes for the Dashain festival.
The passengers’ help desk, meant for convenience of passengers heading home for the Dashain festival, will be operated at Nagdhunga, Kalanki, Swoyambhu, New Bus Park, Old Bus Park, Chabahil, Tilganga, Koteshwor, Jagati, Lagankhel, and Balkhu, according to division Deputy Inspector General of Police Sarbendra Khanal.
Transport entrepreneurs will face music if they are found carrying passengers more than capacity, forced dropping of passengers on midway, overcharging and selling tickets in black.
However, General Secretary of National Federation of Nepal Transport Entrepreneurs said lack of sufficient space to put passengers’ luggage and poor road infrastructures are problems they face during transport. RSS