Gyalshing, 10 Feb [IPR]: Sikkim Nationalised Transport’s West-South division launched a new bus service from Bermiok to Jorethang today.
The service was flagged off by Minister Lok Nath Sharma, who is also the Gyalshing Bermiok MLA, from Bermiok Bazar this morning.
While interacting with the people at the flagging off ceremony, the Minister remarked that the service will benefit all the people of the West district and urged the gathering to inform others about this new facility.
He also expressed his delight over the addressing of this long-pending demand of the public of the constituency.
During the programme, officials from Transport Department informed that the scheduled departure time of the bus service from Bermiok is 7:30AM and that it will leave from Jorethang on the return journey at 2 PM.
The programme was also attended by Sanjay Lama Tamang, DGM;
Sonam W. Lepcha, AST; JEs; other staff; and local residents.