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By Pune Pulse

August 10, 2023

Pune: The sales of concessional passes of Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd (PMPML) have increased by 33 per cent. As per information, PMPML provides passes to school students, senior citizens and municipal employees.

As per information, the public transportation service is provided by PMPML within Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad and PMRDA limits. An average of 10 to 12 lakh passengers travel through PMPML every day. In view of the difficulties faced by the passengers in getting tickets every day, a total of 10 types of passes are being issued through PMPML from a total of 57 pass centers. It includes senior citizens, school students, common citizens & municipal schools.

Hence, the following is the total number of passes & the earnings for PMPML through it:

Student Passes:

July 2022 Number of Passes – 13,314

July 2022 Earnings – Rs 96,94,250

July 2023 Number of Passes – 17,585

July 2023 Earnings – Rs 1,69,83,800

Senior Citizens:

July 2022 Number of Passes – 5,624

July 2022 Earnings – Rs 28,12,000

July 2023 Number of Passes – 7,292

July 2023 Earnings – Rs 36,46,000

General Commuters:

July 2022 Number of Passes – 16,950

July 2022 Earnings – Rs 1,43,70,900

July 2023 Number of Passes – 23,430

July 2023 Earnings – Rs 1,95,54,510

Municipal Employees:

July 2022 Number of Passes – 1,004

July 2022 Earnings – Rs 7,02,800

July 2023 Number of Passes – 1,001

July 2023 Earnings – Rs 7,00,700

Pune Pulse tried to contact the relevant PMPML official but couldn’t connect. It is worthy to note that the passes are being made available at discounted rates to various groups such as students. It is seen that this pass is getting the preference of the citizens.

Shreyas Vange