Kolkata Metro

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Kolkata Metro Cancels Mandatory E-passes To Travel From January 18

The Kolkata Metro Authorities announced that from January 18 passengers would not require e-passes to commute. Earlier, the city's metro services resumed from September 14 following the COVID-19 propelled lockdown and mandated e-passes for boarding the metro trains. Besides the new relaxation, the Kolkata metro spokesperson Indrani Banerjee has announced to increase the frequency of the weekday services on the North-South Line from 228 to 240… read-more

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 07:52 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Kolkata Metro, E-Pass, Metro, Lockdown

Courtesy: NDTV

Himachal Pradesh

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Himachal Pradesh Inter-state Transport Permitted Without E-Pass; Tourists Entry with COVID Negative Report

The government of Himachal Pradesh has permitted the entry of vehicles into the state without the e-Pass or any specific permission. The decision relieves the tourism sector which was shut for due to the pandemic induced lockdown.The act was recomended by the HP Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, during a cabinet meeting in-order to make the travel easier for tourists and residents. However, the  Inter-state transport buses will still remain… read-more

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 01:20 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Inter-state travelling, E-Pass, Tourism

Courtesy: Times Of India

Unlock 4.0 travel

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Unlock 4.0: No Need to Obtain E-pass for Travelling in Personal Vehicle

As per the 'Unlock 4.0 guidelines' issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs on August 29, there will be no need for a movement pass or special permission for inter-sate or intra-state travel. The guidelines stated that people would not have to obtain e-passes for travelling in personal vehicles. However, those traveling by trains and flights will have to follow the latest… read-more

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 03:03 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: unlock 4, Inter-state travelling, E-Pass, Covid-19

Courtesy: Times Now

Pune

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Pune: E-passes on Hold; Inter-district Travel Allowed Only for Emergency

Pune district authorities have put e-pass requests on hold for those who wish to travel to 8 districts including Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur among others. However, this decision will not cover the medical emergencies. Deputy Commissioner of Police Bachchan Singh said, "Only in the case of death or severe medical emergencies are the passes being given consent." This implies travellers with personal and business reasons will be in a fix.

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 07:30 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Pune, Covid-19, Travel, E-Pass, Maharashtra , Inter-district

Courtesy: Times Now