Free Bus Travel for Senior Citizens in MTC
Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday announced that senior citizens above 60 years can travel for free in all non-A/C buses of metropolitan transport corporation in Chennai from February 24.
The senior citizens will be issued 10 tokens per month. There will be no deadline for applying for this concession. The scheme will be extended to other parts of the State based on the response from the public.
Making a suo motu statement under Rule 110 in the State Assembly, the Chief Minister took pride in announcing that with the free bus travel concession for senior citizens, the AIADMK had fulfilled all of its promises given in its manifesto for 2011 Assembly elections.
She said the application for this scheme can be had from bus depots and can also be downloaded from transport department website.
Above News Source : Indian Express Additional Info : TNSTC Blog
Free Bus pass can be downloaded from this link Senior Citizen Bus Pass
The filled forms with Proof attached can be handed over to MTC officials in working hours from 08:30 AM – 01:30 PM. and 02:00 PM – 07:00 PM and after verification priceless tickets will be issued. Forms can be handed over in Bus-stands and Depots.
Bus-stand : Broadway, Central, Guindy Estate, K.K.Nagar, Mandaveli, Velacherry, Saidapet, Pallavaram, Tambaram, T.Nagar, Tiruvanmiyur, Vadapalani, Iyyapanthangal, Villivakkam, Ambattur, Anna Nagar (west), Koyambedu (CMBT), Ayanavaram, Tollgate (sungachavadi), Ambattur O.T., Perambur, Redhills, M.K.B.Nagar, Avadi, Thiruvottriyur, Vallalar Nagar.
Depots : Adyar, Vysarpadi, Madhavaram, Perambur, Alandur, Saidapet, Adambakkam, Chrompet 1, Tambaram, Tandayarpettai 1, Basin Bridge, Central Depot, Ennore, Padiyanallur, Besant Nagar.
A Sample Form and list of Bus-stand and Depots. Click on the image below for enlarged view.