Now, use SETC app to book tickets

The State government released a mobile application to enable those travelling on the State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) to book tickets. At a function held at the secretariat on Wednesday, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami also flagged off 240 new buses purchased for the 8 State Transport Corporations (STCs).
Now, use SETC app to book tickets
37 MTC buses, 103 SETC buses, 2 Amma mobile depots among the 240 new buses and 8 STCs that the CM flagged off


An official release said the Chief Minister launched the mobile app for booking tickets on SETC buses for the benefit of long-distance passengers, who want to reserve tickets for emergency travel.

Among the new buses inducted into the various fleets, the Metropolitan Transport Corporation has been allotted 37 new buses, including AC buses, while the State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) has got 103 buses. Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation’s Kumbakonam division got 35, Villupuram got 25 buses and Coimbatore got 20 buses. TNSTC’s Salem division got 10 while Madurai and Tirunelveli divisions got five buses each.

The Chief Minister also flagged off two Amma mobile depots at Tiruchy and Thanjavur to facilitate repair and maintenance of the government vehicles on the spot. He also inaugurated a new bus depot constructed at a cost of Rs 1.55 crore in Manasanallur in Tiruchy district and a modern bus terminus in Ooty that was built at a cost of Rs 2 crore.

Appointment orders were issued to 224 legal heirs of transport employees who lost their lives while on duty. Transport Minister MR Vijayabhaskar, Chief Secretary K Shanmugam and Transport Secretary B Chandramohan were also present.
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Chief Minister Palaniswami threw open the much-awaited grade separator at Vandalur, connecting the Outer Ring Road, and also the 2.65km-long Vandalur-Mannivakkam main road. According to an official release, the Vandalur grade separator was constructed at a cost of Rs 91.80 crore to connect the GST Road with the Outer Ring Road. The metro wing of the Highways department received six vehicles to clean the roads, repair potholes and remove silt from the drains. The Chief Minister also inaugurated a double decker flyover and 15 river bridges built at a cost of Rs 119.86 crore in Namakkal, Tirupur, Perambalur, Pudukkottai, Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore, Ranipet, Tiruvallur and Nagapattinam.

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