Student discount and designated seats for users of City Buses within Thimphu was inaugurated today, coinciding with the coronation day of His Majesty the King. The Minister for Information and Communications graced the inauguration ceremony.
30% Discount on Bus Fares for Students availing pre-paid card will be provided and Designated seats in city buses will be reserved for pregnant women, women with toddler, elderly citizens and people with special needs.
This initiative on the part of the government would not only benefit people with special needs but also inculcate the value of respect for women, children and elderly citizens. The 30% discount on fares would benefit both the students and the parents thus reducing the cost of education.