Work on new bus stand in Patiala gets underway

Work on new bus stand in Patiala gets underway

Tribune News Service

Patiala, January 5

Construction of the new Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) bus stand on the Rajpura road started with “bhumi pujan” here today.

After attending the “bhumi pujan”, PRTC Chairman KK Sharma said the construction of state-of-the-art bus stand would be completed within the stipulated period of 15 months.

Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh had laid the foundation stone of the Rs 60.97-crore project in October last year.

Modern facilities

  • Basement for 44 four-wheelers and 526 two-wheelers
  • 23 shops and showrooms.
  • Waiting lounge
  • Two food courts, locker room
  • Two dormitories, four elevators

Sharma said the new bus stand would have a total constructed area of 1,48,513 square feet, including a basement for 44 four-wheelers and 526 two-wheelers, 23 shops and showrooms. Besides, it would have a waiting lounge, two food courts, one locker room, two dormitories and four elevators. A workshop is also being constructed there.

The premises will also house an administrative block, a cash and bill branch, record room, workshop, fuel pump and a washing station.

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