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Bengal-Bihar sign MoU for stregthening inter-state bus service

Under the new agreement 1,200 new buses will ply on 45 routes

Press Trust of India  |  Howrah 

Bengal-Bihar sign MoU for stregthening inter-state bus service

The West Bengal government and Bihar government today signed an MoU for strengthening the inter-state bus service.

Bengal government officials said this MoU was signed after 1998 and under the new agreement 1,200 new buses will ply on 45 routes.

State Secretary Alapon Bandhyopadhay and Bihar Principal Secretary-cum-Commissioner Commerce Sujata Chaturvedi were present at the MoU signing.

The new routes will connect North Bengal towns with various towns in Bihar.

Additionally, the new revived bus routes will immensely help Bihari migrants coming to Bengal for livelihood.

First Published: Sat, February 20 2016. 17:28 IST
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