KCR Govt owed ₹745 crore GHMC ₹1492 crores to RTC

KCR Govt owed ₹745 crore GHMC ₹1492 crores to RTC

KCR Govt owed ₹745 crore GHMC ₹1492 crores to RTC
November 02
15:28 2019

The jumbling of figures and skullduggery of statistics by TRS govt dues to RTC has come to surface eemgrassing the KCR regime.

The indefinite strike by 48,000 RTC employees entered 29th  day with pending September salary as punishment and driving them into dark Dasara and Diwali festivities.

The division Telangana High Court  headed by Chief Justice R. S. Chauhan pulled up in charge Managing Director Sunil Sharma of RTC for submitting incorrect report on the dues to be paid by the government and for presenting cooked up ststistics to the court .

The MD stated in his affidavit that the government has paid entire amount of Rs 644.51 crore to the TSRTC towards reimbursement of concession given by TSRTC to various categories of commuters during 2018-19.

Joint Action Committee (JAC) convener Ashwathama Reddy said the Transport Minister had stated in Assembly on September 19 that the government owes Rs 745 crore and the GHMC Rs 1,492 crore to the TSRTC.

The TSRTC raised a demand for ₹1492 crore from GHMC) towards the losses incurred in its operations in Hyderabad of which GHMC paid Rs 108 crore and Rs 228.40 crore to TSRTC for 2015-16 and 2016-17 . When the MD pointed out that it is not binding  on GHMCto compensate the TSRTC, the court asked why the municipal body paid the amounts earlier .

The counsel of employees’ union submitted to the court that the Transport Minister stated in the Assembly that the GHMC has to pay the dues to the TSRTC. The court asked the MD whether it should believe what he was saying or what the minister said in the Assembly.

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