Transport Minister Shri Govind Singh Rajput conducted a surprise inspection of 24 public transport buses including school buses in Bhopal this morning.
He apprised himself with the safety standards being followed by the drivers in the buses.
Minister Shri Rajput took action against 11 bus operators found guilty of operating against fixed standards.
He told the bus operators that if they do not follow the prescribed standards, their permit will be cancelled.
The licenses of reckless drivers will also be cancelled.
The Transport Minister told the people during the inspection that the state government is making continuous efforts to provide safe public transport to the citizens.
For this, instructions have been given to launch continuous checking campaign in the state.
He said that the fitness of the drivers will also be considered and they will be given training for driving under the new rules.
Also, dress code is being implemented for drivers, so that they can be easily identified.