TAMIL NADU

Bus passes for students

MADURAI, JUNE 1 . The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) will issue bus passes, with 50 per cent concession, to students of all colleges, according to S. Arangasamy, Managing Director, TNSTC, Madurai Division.

In a statement issued here today, he said students could obtain the application forms and identity cards from the branches or bus stands, where they got the applications earlier, by producing bona-fide certificates.

The passes would be issued to the students on submission of the filled-in application forms and identity cards attested by the head of the institutions. The passes would also be issued for the month of June, and for July, the students could get them as per the current procedure, between June 16 and 30.

Mr. Arangasamy said steps were taken to issue free bus passes to school students.

He asked the schools to send a list of students. The schools could obtain application forms from the branch from where they had received the passes earlier. Students, eligible for renewal of the passes, need not apply.

He said all government school students were eligible. The schools could get the application forms from the nearest TNSTC branch and apply with a copy of the recognition certificate.