KSRTC has decided to offer concessions for acid attack survivours among others and will issue travel passes. The concessions will be offered to those individuals who fall under 21 categories listed as per Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.
Individuals who are visually challenged, physically challenged, mentally challenged and those having cerebral palsy will be eligible for concession.
Leprosy patients, individuals with listening disabilities, stunted persons, autistic individuals, the ones with muscular dystrophy, individuals having chronic neurological conditions, persons with special learning disabilities, individuals with speech problems, thalassemia patiensts, sickle cell anemia patients, persons with hemophilia and those having Parkinson's disease are eligible.
There will be 50 per cent reduction in the normal charge levied for individuals who are more than 40 per cent disabled.
The concession will be available covering 40 km-radius of the place where the person stays. The person can avail this in City, Ordinary, City Fast and Fast Passenger buses.
The eligible individuals should apply for the travel pass with the respective certificate from Medical Board.