Assistant General Manager of Haridwar Kumbh has also been entrusted with the responsibility of fixing the arrangements. Buses will depend only on the number of pilgrims coming from the states. It is believed that Kumbh will bring Sanjivani for the long-running Transport Corporation.
Deepak Jain, General Manager Technical and Operations said that a proposal has been prepared to run 200 roadways buses for Kumbh. Six temporary bus stands will be built in Haridwar to operate these buses. Among them, 2 bus stands will be constructed at Rishikul, near Daksha Mandir, one at Dheerwali, Bairagi Camp and Gauri Shankar. Their work will be completed by 15 February.
He told that as the crowd increases, the number of buses will increase. There are plans to run buses for the states of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh etc. in Mahakumbh.
CNG buses will increase on Delhi route:
The Transport Corporation has leased five buses from Indraprastha Gas Limited to operate on the Doon to Delhi route. With the operation of these buses, the Transport Corporation is saving six rupees per kilometer. The general manager of the corporation, Operations Deepak Jain, said that work is being done to increase the number of these buses. There are plans to lease some more buses soon.
The city will settle Mahamandaleshwar:
Mahamandaleshwar Nagar will be set up near Gaurishankar Island in the upcoming Kumbh. Fair officer Deepak Rawat inspected the island of Gaurishankar along with the fair and departmental officials. The Meladhikari said that sand art competition related to the theme of Mahakumbh and Mythology will be organized on the banks of the Ganges.