To ease public commuting grievances within Tamenglong town and its periphery, Tamenglong district magistrate today launched mini bus passenger service between Apollo Bazaar and Tamenglong district hospital by the district magistrate, Armstrong Pame in the presence of Dr Chambo Gonmei CMO, Tamenglong and his team.
The passenger bus service covering approximately 3 kms from the main market to district hospital is initiated to ease commuters especially medical staffs and patients in minimal fare. As reported, in and around Tamenglong, the passenger bus fair is an affordable price of ₹10 for passengers from anywhere to district hospital.
Speaking to locals, they have welcomed this new initiative in Tamenglong headquarters. Commenting on the launch, locals said that other mode of transport especially auto cannot ply during monsoon season, adding, this bus service for the people in Tamenglong town will east commuting to district hospital.
The mini bus is donated by Ex MLA Samuel Jendai.
Meanwhile, Imphal-Tamenglong helicopter-taxi service which was put on hold momentarily due to lockdown and weather conditions has resumed services from Monday with the same Imphal-Tamenglong helicopter-taxi fair of ₹2000 per trip. It takes about 15-20 mins to reach Imphal.