TNSTC officers say since colleges reopened following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, disputes between conductors and college students have usually arisen. Incidents have been recorded in Thiruverumbur and Somarasan pettai the place college students have been accused of disrespecting TNSTC employees. Lately, TNSTC workers refused to function buses connecting the Trichy rail hub after a conductor was scolded by college students at a state-subsidized college close to the rail hub for asking them to not journey on the freeboard. Since such incidents have occurred repeatedly, the Ministry of Training is holding talks TNSTC Trichy and RTO, determined to carry counseling classes for college students within the disaster areas. “Principals and TNSTC officers will incessantly work together with college students throughout prayer. The schooling division will warn college students about disciplinary motion,” R Balamurali, chief schooling officer, instructed TOI.
As a result of 94% of metropolis buses would not have security doorways to shut the operating boards when boarding and alighting, the TNSTC crew mentioned they can’t forestall college students from driving on the operating boards. Even when there are vacant seats and house on the buses, the scholars choose to carry on to operating boards, the crew mentioned.
“We want the help of fogeys, college administration and the schooling division to make sure protected journey for college students. Our workers are unable to manage them,” mentioned S. Sakthivel, normal supervisor, TNSTC Trichy. The necessity for extra buses throughout peak hours was raised by the TNSTC crew and colleges to keep away from harmful journeys.